Jiu Ji Nu - Artemesia

TCM Materia Medica

Jiu Ji Nu TCM Herb Classifications and Usages

The TCM herb "jiu ji nu" which in english is "artemesia", is categorized within the "herbs that invigorate blood" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the heart and spleen channels and exhibits bitter (ku) and warm (wen) 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:

  • Dosage: 3-9g

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Dispels blood stasis, unblocks menses - amenorrhea, post partum abdominal pain, pain due to trauma.
  • Topically - burns, bleeding from wounds, contusions.

Jiu Ji Nu has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Avoid During Pregnancy

As noted above, jiu ji nu is within the herbs that invigorate blood functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.

(truncated intro "... for blood stasis - pain, abscesses and ulcers, abdominal masses. )".

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