Meng Chong – Tabanus – Gadfly

Nature: bitter, slightly toxic, slightly cold

Enters: Liver

Actions: Powerfully promotes blood circulation and removes blood stasis.

• Blood stasis: amenorrhea, traumatic injury, masses.
• May cause diarrhea (which can be beneficial if there is blood stasis in the intestines).
• This is the strongest herb to promote blood circulation in the pharmacopeia.
Hsu: Anticoagulant and hemolytic effects.

Dose: 1.5-3g

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