Pinyin: hong hua

ENGLISH NAME: Carthamus

LATIN NAME: Carthami Flos

Pinyin: hong hua

Properties: acrid, warm
Channels Entered: Heart, Liver

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
Activates Blood Circulation, Eliminates Blood Stasis, Opens Channels, Regulates Menstruation

DOSAGE
3 to 10 grams in decoction.


CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use of Hong Hua is contraindicated during pregnancy.
• Do not exceed the recommended dose of Hong Hua:doing so may cause incessant bleeding.