San Leng (Scirpus Rhizome) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Name: San Leng
English Name: Scirpus Rhizome

Clinical Usage and Indications

  • Breaks up blood stasis, promotes movement of Qi, alleviates pain - amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, post partum abdominal pain, abdominal masses.
  • Dissolves food stagnation, accumulations.

Functional Groups (Click for Summary/Study Notes)

Dosage and Preparation Notes

  • Dosage: 3-9g

Channels/Meridians Influenced

Associated Temperature and Taste

Cautions and Contraindications

  • Avoid During Pregnancy

Staff Clinician Notes

There are no additional notes for this herb.

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