Di Yu - Regulate Blood Herbs
LV, LI, ST (6-15g)

Di Yu - 'Die you regenerating trolls!'
The hot blooded warrior is bleeding, while the trolls attack with their toxic claws and regenerating flesh.

If only the warrior had studied more carefully he would know that (cc: bleeding due to deficient cold) is the only way to kill them permanently!

English Name: sanguisorba, garden burnet root, long-leaf garden burnet root
Pharmacuetical Name: Radix Sanguisorbae
Properties: bitter, sour, cool

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
hot blooded.... bleeding cools blood; stops bleeding
toxic claws... regenerating flesh clears toxic heat; generates flesh


       Di Yu Actions and Indications
  • Cools blood; stop bleeding (bleeding hemorrhoids, blood in stool, bloody dysenteric disorder; especially for bleeding due to damp-heat in lower jiao, excessive uterine bleeding; also for epistaxis, hematemesis, hemoptysis)
  • Clears toxic heat; generates flesh (promotes generation of new flesh; topical use for burns; reduces oozing by holding fluids; boils, carbuncles, eczema)
  • (cc: bleeding due to deficient cold)
    Alternate Forms:
  • Tan- better to stop bleeding
  • Sheng- cool blood or generate flesh
  • Often made as a cream for burns; cream or wash for eczema, boils
    Special Notes:
  • Generally considered safe for topical use, but it is not recommended to apply to burns that have affected a large area of the skin surface because excessive absorption of the herb may cause hepatoxicity.

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