Pinyin: san leng (cu)
ENGLISH NAME: Vinegar Fried sparganium
LATIN NAME: Vinegar Fried Sparganii Rhizoma
Properties: bitter, neutral
Channels Entered: Liver, Spleen
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Breaks and Dispels Blood Stasis
2. Activates Qi Circulation and Relieves Pain
3 to 10 grams in herbal decoction. Fryíng San Leng wíth vinegar enhances its effect to invigorate blood circulation, eliminate blood stasis, and relieve pain.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICATIONS
• San Leng is contraindicated during pregnancy or in cases of hypermenorrhea.