Pseudoginseng ( 田七 ) ...Chinese Herb...
Latin Plant Name
Pinyin Mandarin Name
San Qi or Tian Qi
Common English Name
Part of Plant Used
Sweet, slightly bitter
Liver, Stomach, Large Intestine
This herb is used singly or in formulas to treat most types of bleeding, including bleeding from bruising, injury, blood clots, miscarriage, childbirth, and excessive menstrual flow; also used to break up blood clots (TCM: congealed Blood).
Traditional Usages and Functions
Stops bleeding and transforms congealed Blood; reduces swelling and alleviates pain.
Common Formulas Used In
Pseudoginseng and Dragon Blood; Tian Qi and Eucommia.
Cautions in Use
Do not use during pregnancy. Use with caution where there is deficient Blood.