Herbs That Stop Bleeding

Herbs That Stop Bleeding:

  • Useful for uterine bleeding, excess menses, bleeding from trauma, vomiting of blood, nose bleeds, and blood in the urine.

Section Herbal Summary:

Chinese Herbsort icon Functions and Usage
Ai Ye (Mugwort Leaf, Moxa)
  • Warms the womb and stops bleeding - useful in cases of prolonged menstrual bleeding and uterine bleeding due to cold from deficiency patterns.
  • Warms the womb and pacifies the fetus - restless fetus syndrome, lower abdominal pain (menstrual), vaginal bleeding as in threatened miscarriage, infertility due to cold womb.
Bai Ji (Bletilla Rhizome)
  • Stops bleeding from the lungs and stomach - vomiting and/or coughing of blood, nosebleed.
  • Reduces swelling and generates flesh - topically for sores, chapped skin, skin ulcers, especially for chronic, nonhealing ulcers.
Bai Mao Gen (Wolly Grass Root)
  • Cools blood and stops bleeding - blood in urine, nosebleed, vomiting blood, coughing blood.
  • Clears heat and promotes urination - hot painful urination with edema and difficult urination.
  • Clears heat from the stomach and lungs - nausea and thirst due to stomach heat or wheezing due to lung heat.
Ce Bai Ye (Biota Leaves)
  • Cools blood, stops bleeding - vomiting blood, bleeding gums, coughing blood, blood in the stool or urine, uterine bleeding, bloody dysentery.
  • Stops cough, expels phlegm - lung heat patterns (cough w/phlegm), thick bloody sputum that is difficult to expectorate.
  • Promote healing of burns - topically in powdered form for early stages.
Da Ji (Japanese Thistle)
  • Cools the blood, stops bleeding due to reckless movement of hot blood - nosebleed, vomiting blood, blood in urine or stool, uterine bleeding.
  • Reduces swelling, generates flesh - topically for carbuncles, sores, swellings.
Di Yu (Bloodwort Root)
  • Cools the blood, stops bleeding in lower burner due to damp heat - bloody dysentery, bleeding hemorrhoids, uterine bleeding.
  • Clears heat and generates flesh - topically for burns, carbuncles.
Huai Hua Mi (Pagoda Tree Bud)
  • Cools the blood, stops bleeding - damp-heat in the large intestine - bloody dysentery, bleeding hemorrhoids.
  • Cools liver fire - red eyes, dizziness.
Jiang Xiang (Dalbergia Heartwood)
  • Disperses blood stasis, stops bleeding - internal injuries due to trauma, fracture.
  • Invigorates blood, promotes qi movement - epigastric and abdominal pain.
Ou Jie (Lotus Rhizome Nodes)
  • Stops bleeding, breaks up blood stasis - used for many types of bleeding especially due to lung and stomach heat - vomiting blood, coughing blood.
Pu Huang (Cattail Pollen, Bulrush)
  • Stops bleeding (external and internal) - traumatic injury, uterine bleeding, vomiting blood, nosebleed, coughing blood, blood in urine or stool.
  • Invigorate blood, dispels stasis - chest pain, postpartum abdominal pain, menstrual pain due to blood stasis.
Qian Cao Gen (Rubia Root)
  • Cools the blood to stop bleeding - vomiting blood, nosebleed, coughing blood, blood in stool, uterine bleeding, any bleeding due to hot blood.
  • Invigorates blood to dispel blood stasis - pain associated with blood stasis, especially chest and flank pain, trauma, joint pain, early stage of carbuncles.
San Qi or Tian Qi (Pseudoginseng Root)
  • Stops bleeding, transforms blood stasis - internal and external bleeding such as vomiting blood, nosebleed, blood in the urine or stool.
  • Can stop bleeding without causing blood stasis.
  • Traumatic injuries - alleviate pain, reduce swelling from falls, fracture, sprains.
  • Invigorates the blood - chest and abdominal pain, joint pain from blood stasis.
Xian He Cao (Agrimony Grass)
  • Stops bleeding due to cold, heat, excess, or deficiency patterns - vomiting blood, coughing blood, nosebleed, bleeding gums, blook in the urine, uterine bleeding.
  • Alleviates diarrhea, dysentery.
  • Kills parasites.
Zi Zhu (Callicarpa Leaf)
  • Stops bleeding, both internally and externally - particularly useful for blood in the urine.
  • Treatment of burns and sores.
Zong Lu Pi (Trachycarpus Stipule Fiber)
  • Binds and stops bleeding - coughing of blood, blood tinged sputum, nosebleed, blood in the stool, uterine bleeding.