FREE SHIPPING on All Orders!
Dosage As directed Potency 5:1 Taste Sweet, salty, acrid Properties neutral Contraindications Contraindicated during pregnancy or in women with menorrhagia. Chinese Symptomology postpartum abdominal pain, amenorrhea, pain and swelling from falls, fractures, contusions, sprains, postpartum bleeding with dizziness, vertigo and shortness of breath - Bensky Actions Invigorates the blood, expels stagnation, stops pain, reduces swelling, stops bleeding - bensky Pattern blood stasis, excessive postpartum bleeding Channels Entered Heart, Liver, Spleen Ingredients Su Mu (Sappan Lignum) Because of its salty flavor, Sappan Lignum (su mu) enters the blood aspect of the Liver channel where its acrid, dispersing quality invigorates the blood, dispels stasis, and stops pain. Although generally considered neutral, several materia medica texts remark on its slight cooling tendency. It is often used for injuries from trauma, such as painful swollen bruises, and also treats amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea due to blood stasis. --From Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.