Bess. F. Yanhusuo Y. H.
Chow et C. C. Hsu
Source of Earliest Record:
Part Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations:
The rhizomes are dug at the Beginning of Summer (Seventh solar term).
After the fibrous roots have been removed, the rhizomes are boiled for
three minutes, dried in the sunshine, and pounded into pieces.
Properties and Taste:
bitter and warm
Heart, liver and spleen
To invigorate blood and promote qi circulation To stop pain
Indications and Combinations:
due to qi and blood stagnation.
chinaberry (Chuanlianzi), Chinese angelica root (Danggui), Chuanxiong
rhizome (Chuanxiong), Frankincense (Ruxiang) and Myrrh (Moyao).
with vinegar enhances this herbís ability to stop pain.