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Saffron

Zang Hong Hua
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Name

Zang Hong Hua (Saffron)

  1. Zang Hong Hua
  2. 番紅花
  3. 西紅花
  4. 藏紅花
  5. Stigma Croci
  6. 番红花
  7. 西红花
  8. 藏红花

The Effect of Saffron

Property

Sweet, neutral; liver and heart meridians entered.

Actions

Activate blood and resolve blood stasis, relieve melancholy and alleviate pain.

Indications

Amenorrhea, traumatic injury, hematemesis, abdominal pain due to blood stasis after delivery, palpitation, absent-mindedness, typhoid, melancholy, chest distension.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 1~3 g, or soaked in wine.

Cations

It is contraindicated to pregnant women.