Carbonized human hair (Xueyutan)
Pharmaceutical Name: Crinis carbonisatus
Common Name: Carbonized human hair
Source of Earliest Record: Mingyi Bielu
Part Used: Human hairs are carbonized.
Natural Properties & Taste: Bitter and neutral
Meridians: Liver and stomach
To stop bleeding and release blood stagnation
Indications & Combinations: Hemorrhages: a) bleeding occurring in the upper part of the bodyCarbonized human hair (Xueyutan) is used with the juice of Lotus node (Oujie); b) bleeding occurring in the lower part of the bodyCarbonized human hair (Xueyutan) is used with Carbonized petiole of windmill palm (Zonglutan).
Dosage: 6-10 g