Carbonized Human Hair (Xue Yu Tan)

血余炭
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

Therapeutic Effects:
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

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