Hemlock Parsley (chuan xiong)

Nature: Warm; pungent; attributive to liver, gallbladder and pericardium.


Hemlock Parsley / Ligusticum

(chuan xiong) 川芎


 

Nature: Warm; pungent; attributive to liver, gallbladder and pericardium.

 

Characteristics: The roots of a plant mostly cultivated with rich fragrant and are potent in blood purifying and blood nourishing.

 

Therapeutic effects: Promote the circulation of blood and vital energy; expel wind and alleviate pain; lower blood pressure. Used for abdominal pain after childbirth, menstrual disorders, chest pain, recurrent headache, and rheumatism.