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Mei Gui Hua

Mei Gui Hua
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Name

Mei Gui Hua (Rose)

  1. Flos Rosae Rugosae
  2. Mei Gui
  3. 玫瑰花
  4. 玫瑰
  5. Rose

The Effect of Mei Gui Hua

Property

Sweet, slightly bitter, warm; liver and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Regulate the flow of qi, dispel melancholy, activate blood and dissipate blood stasis.

Indications

Sores and boils, dysentery, acute mastitis, stomachache due to emotional depression and the hyperactive liver-qi attacking the stomach, irregular menstruation, leucorrhea with reddish discharge, hemoptysis, hematemesis, wandering arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g, or made into paste or soaked in wine.

Cations

It is contraindicated in case of yin deficiency with effulgent fire.