Xie Cao (Valerian Root)
Pungent, bitter, warm; liver and heart meridians entered.
Induce tranquilization, stop bleeding and alleviate pain.
Irregular menstruation, traumatic injury, lumbago, neurasthenia, dyspepsia.
Dosage and administration
Decoct 3~9 g, or made into powder or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.
It is contraindicated to weak people with yin deficiency.