Notoginseng (san qi)

Nature: Warm; sweet and slightly bitter, attributive to liver and stomach.


Notoginseng / Panax Notoginseng

(san qi) 三七


 

 

  

Nature: Warm; sweet and slightly bitter, attributive to liver and stomach.

 

Characteristics: Roots with surface grey-yellow, waxily lustrous, with caudex at the apex and tubercular branch root scars at the upper part. Extremely effective styptic action when applied directly to traumatic wounds; heals with out leaving clots and scars; internally and externally, best drug for serious bleeding.

 

Therapeutic effects: Promote blood circulation to remove blood stasis, stop bleeding, relieve swelling and alleviate pain. For various kinds of bleeding due to trauma and blood-stasis syndrome.