Bitter and cold
Heart, small intestine and urinary bladder
1.To promote urination and regulate abnormal urination; 2. To invigorate blood circulation.
1. damp-heat in the urinary bladder manifested as scanty urine with blood, painful urination, frequent urination and urgency of micturition. Pink(Qu Mai) is used with Clematis stem (Mu Tong), Talc (Hua Shi) and common knotgrass (Bian Xu) in the formula bazheng san.2. amenorrhea from blood stagntion. Pink (Qumai) is used with herbs that invigorate blood circulation, such as Peach seed (Taored) and safflower (Hong Hua).
This herb is contraindicated during pregnancy.