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Motherwort Fruit

Chong Wei Zi
Chong Wei Zi #

Name

Chong Wei Zi (Motherwort Fruit)

  1. Chong Wei Zi
  2. Fructus Leonuri
  3. 茺蔚子

The Effect of Motherwort Fruit

Property

Sweet, pungent, slightly cold; liver meridian entered.

Actions

Activate blood and regulate the menstruation, dispel wind and clear heat.

Indications

Menoxenia, metrorrhagia, morbid leucorrhea, pain from blood stasis after delivery, liver-heat headache, swelling and pain of eyes, nebula.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~9 g or made into pill or powder or pounded into juice.

Cations

It is contraindicated to liver-blood deficiency, corectasis and pregnant women.