INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Pharmaceutical Latin: Herba Selaginellae Involvens (Tamariscina)
Common English: Selangella
Involute Spikemoss Herb
Herbs that Regulate the Blood: Herbs that Stop Bleeding
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Acrid
Neutral
Liver
Kidney
Large Intestine
1.5-12g
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Stops bleeding and Disperses Wind

Hemoptysis, rectal bleeding, intestinal bleeding, hemorrhoidal bleeding and hematuria

Invigorates the Blood circulation and expands the chest to regulate Lung Qi

Post-traumatic cough

Back strain and sprain

Regulates menstruation, reinforces the sperm, promotes urination and reinforces the Heart

Abdominal pain, atrophic debilities

CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Use with caution for those with Cold and Deficiencies.
INCOMPATIBILITIES
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

Cacumen Platycladi
Ce Bai Ye
Rx. Glehniae/Adenophorae
Sha Shen
Rx. et Fol Viticis Quinatae
Wu Tian
Bul. Lilii
Bai He
Fol. Eriobotryae
Pi Pa Ye
Nodus Nelumbinis Rhizomatis
Ou Jie

Rx. Aucklandiae
Mu Xiang
Fr. Trichosanthis
Gua Lou
Rx. Glycyrrhizae
Gan Cao

Flos Sophorae
Huai Hua Mi
Rx. Sanguisorbae
Di Yu

Hb. Siva Rx. Cirsii Japonici
Da Ji
Hb. Cirsii
Xiao Ji

Hemoptysis

Rectal bleeding, intestinal bleeding or hemorrhoidal bleeding

Hematuria

Rx. Ilicis Asprellae
Wen Dian Jin

or

Drive out Stasis in the Mansion of Blood Decoction
Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang

Rx. Ailanthi
Chun Gen

 

Post-traumatic cough

Sprain and strain of the back

 

  1. Some sources say that this herb has a hypotensive action.