The TCM herb "huai hua mi" which in english is "pagoda tree bud", is categorized within the "herbs that stop bleeding" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the large intestine and liver channels and exhibits bitter (ku) and cool taste/temperature properties.
Dosages and preparations will vary according to each individual and the overall approach of a formula, but generally this herb has the following dosage and/or preparation guidelines:
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
While it may not always be included depending on the manufacturer or herbalist making the formula, huai hua mi is generally included in the following 2 formulas:
Hemorrhoids and/or anal fissures, bleeding from the anus (fresh blood in most cases). Ulcerative colitis. Rectal polyps. Rectal prolapse.
As noted above, huai hua mi is within the herbs that stop bleeding functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
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