Szhechuan Lovage – Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Chuanxiong)

chuanxiongSource: Chuan Xiong – the rhizome of Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort., family Umbelliferae.

Function: Chuan Xiong promotes the circulation of the blood and qi, expels wind and alleviates pain.

Application: Chuan Xiong is used for irregular and painful periods or no periods and abdominal pain after childbirth due to blood stasis. Chuan Xiong is an essential herb to be used in the treatment of headache. It can also be used for coronary heart disease with angina pectoris and ischemic brain disease.