Xue Yu Tan – Charred Human Hair – “Charred Excess of the Blood”

Nature: bitter, astringent, neutral

Enters: Liver, Stomach, Heart, Kidney

Actions: Stops bleeding; promotes blood circulation; promotes urination; mildly nourishes Yin.

• Many forms of bleeding, including hemoptysis, hematuria, hemafecia, and especially uterine bleeding and epistaxis.
• Dysuria, hematuria.
• Usually taken as powder.
• For epistaxis, a small amount of the powder may be blown into the nasal cavity.
• Topical: trauma, pain, bleeding.
• Most Westerners are averse to the smell and idea of this medicine.

Dose: 1.5-9g

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