Pinyin: qu mai

ENGLISH NAME: Fringed Pink (Aboveground Parts)

LATIN NAME: Dianthi Herba

Pinyin: qu mai

Properties: bitter, cold
Channels Entered: Urinary Bladder, Heart, Small intestine


CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Promotes Diuresis

2. Invigorates Blood Circulation and Regulates Menstruation

DOSAGE
5 to 10 grams

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use of Qu Mai is contraindicated in pregnant women, as it stimulates contraction of the uterus.