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Ai Ye

Alternate Names
Artemisiae Argyi, Folium, Mugwort Leaf, Artemesia, Moxa

Commentary


Herbal Category: Stop Bleeding

Actions & Indications

Warms the womb and stops bleeding: used to stop prolonged menstrual and uterine bleeding, regulate the menses, and calm a restless fetus.

Dosage

3-9 g.  Char to enhance warming and hemostatic properties.  In its raw form it is relatively neutral and may be combined with other herbs that cool the blood.

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References:

Bensky, Danand Gamble, Andrew.  Chinese Herbal Medicine, Materia Medica.  Seattle: Eastland Press, 1993.