In the Chinese Herbal Materia Medica, Xu Duan is a Chinese herb that belongs to the category of herbs that tonify/supplement the yang.
Taste: Bitter, Sweet, Acrid
Temperature: Slightly Warm
Channels Entered: Kidney, Liver
(1) Tonifies the Kidneys & Liver, strengthens the bones & sinews.
(2) Stops uterine bleeding, calms the fetus.
(3) Promotes the movement of blood, eases pain, reconnects sinews and bones.
Common Name: Japanese Teasel Root
Pharmaceutical: Radix Dipsaci Asperi