Niuxi

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Moving Xue
09-MX-11

Danshen / Chuanxiong / Yanhusuo / Yujin / Jianghuang / Chishao / Yimucao / Honghua / Taoren / Moyao / Niuxi

Rx Achyranthis Bidentatae/ Niuxi


CHINESE : NIUXI
LATIN : Rx Achyranthis Bidentatae
ENGLISH : Achyranthis
TRIVIAL : Ox Knee

CATEGORY : Moving Xue
Properties : Bitter, sour. Neutral
Channels : Li, Ki


ACTIONS
Tonifies Ki and Li, strengthens the structural part of the Ki. Moves Xue, especially in gynecology. Invigorates Xue, expels blood stasis, strengthens sinews and bones, benefits joints. Induces downward movement of blood. Clears Damp-Heat in Lower Jiao.
Similar to C Eucommiae Ulmoidis/Duzhong, Ramulus Taxilli/Taxillus chinensis /Sangjisheng and S Cuscutae Chinensis/Tusizi.


INDICATIONS
Low Back Pain and knee pain due to Xu-conditions. Menstrual problems with Low Back Pain. Damp-Heat pouring downwards, especially Stone Lin accompanied with Low Back Pain and bloody urine.
Reckless movement of blood in Li, Yin Xu with ascendant Fire.
Epistaxis, bleeding gums.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
During pregnancy, Sp xu diarrhea, weak basal Qi: spermatorrhea, excessive menstruation.
Not to be used with Rh et Rx Cynanchi Baiqian/Baiqian.


TEXTUAL LINKED BY
Concha Ostrea/Muli
Rh Coptidis/Huanglian

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