San Qi - Regulate Blood Herbs
LV, ST, LI (3-9g)

San Qi - Sanky the pirate ship was sunk!
Sanky the pirate ship caused a traffic jam of bleeding sailors when a painfully huge swelling wave CRUSHED it to the bottom of the sea.

Except for some serious (cc: yin and blood deficiency) the pirate's pregnant mistress (cc: pregnancy) was unharmed. The captain later had had severe angina that lead to cardio or cerebral vascular disease.
English Name: psuedoginseng, notoginseng
Pharmacuetical Name: Radix Notoginseng
Properties: sweet, slightly bitter, warm

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
traffic jam... bleeding transforms stasis; stops bleeding
painfully... swelling reduces swelling; relieves pain


       San Qi Actions and Indications
  • Stops bleeding; transforms stasis (bleeding with stasis, hematemesis, hematochezia, epistaxis, blood in urine or stool, uterine bleeding, internal and external bleeding)
  • Reduces swelling; relieves pain (chest bi, first herb of choice for traumatic injuries; chest and abdominal pain, joint pain due to blood stasis; modern use for cardio or cerebral vascular diseases, angina, windstroke, stubborn headaches)
  • (cc: pregnancy)
  • (cc: yin and blood deficiency)
  • (cooking: CRUSH first)
    Special Notes:
  • note: pay attention to dosage to avoid unwanted side effects: raw (3-9g), powder 1-3gm(in severe bleeding cases can increase dosage to 3-6g bid or tid)
  • San Qi improves cardio function, relieves fatigue after heavy exertion, strengthens constitution, improves memory

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