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Wang Bu Liu Xing

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Name

Wang Bu Liu Xing (Cowherb Seed)

  1. Semen Vaccariae
  2. 留行子
  3. Cowherb Seed
  4. 王不留行
  5. 王不留

The Effect of Wang Bu Liu Xing

Property

Bitter, neutral; liver and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Promote circulation of blood, stimulate the menstrual flow, resolve swelling and promote milk secretion.

Indications

Amenorrhea, sores and boils, urine with blood, difficult labour, incised wound, galactostasis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.

Cations

It is contraindicated to pregnant women.