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Liu Ji Nu

Liu Ji Nu
Liu Ji Nu #

Name

Liu Ji Nu (Diverse Wormwood Herb)

  1. 劉寄奴
  2. Herba Artemisiae Anomalae
  3. Diverse Wormwood Herb
  4. 刘寄奴

The Effect of Liu Ji Nu

Property

Bitter, warm; heart and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Break blood and stimulate the menstrual flow, astringe the wound and resolve swelling.

Indications

Traumatic injury, sores and boils, amenorrhea, abdominal mass, postpartum blood stasis, bleeding due to incised wound, abdominal distension.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~10 g, or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cations

It is contraindicated for qi and blood deficiency and spleen deficiency with diarrhea.