Bitter and neutral
Liver and stomach
1. To invigorate blood and promote menstruation;2. To promote lactation.
1. Dysmenorrhea by retardation of blood circulation or amenorrhea caused by blood stagnation. Vaccaria seed (Wang Bu Liu Xing) is used with Chinese angelica root (Dang Gui), Chuan Xiong rhizome (Chuanxiong), Safflower (Hong Hua) and Motherwort (Yi Mu Cao).2. Postpartum insufficient lactation. Vaccaria seed (Wangbuliuxing) is used with Pangolin scales (Chuan Shan Jia) and Rice paper pith (Tong Cao). If there is deficiency of qi and blood, Astragalus root (Huang Qi) and Chinese angelica root (Danggui) are added.3. Mastitis with pain and swollen breasts. Vaccaria seed (Wangbuliuxing) is used with Dandelion herb (Pu Gong Ying), Honeysuckle flower (Jin Yin Hua) and Trichosanthes (Gua Lou).
This herbs should be used with caution during pregnancy.