Pinyin: niu xi

ENGLISH NAME: Cyathula

LATIN NAME: Achyranthis Bidentatae Radix

Pinyin: niu xi

Properties: bitter, sour, neutral
Channels Entered: Liver, Kidney

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Activates Blood Circulation. Dispels Blood Stasis

2. Promotes Urination. Treats Dysuria

3. Directs Fire and Blood Downwards

4. Tonifies the Liver and Kidney, Strengthens Tendons and Bones

DOSAGE
10 to 15 grams in herbal decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Chuan Niu Xí is contraindicated during pregnancy and in cases of profuse menstrual bleeding.