Chuan Xiong (Cnidium)
Chinese Herb: Chuan Xiong
Chuan Xiong (Cnidium, Sichuan Lovage Rhizome); Ligusticum Root; Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong
Ligusticum, also known as Cnidium, and Sichuan Lovage Root is a commonly used Blood Invigorator, often times in combination with Angelica Root. This herb is acrid and warm in nature, and enters the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pericardium meridians. It is often used in dit da jow for athletic injuries for its blood moving and regulating, and pain reducing properties.
Liver, Gallbladder, Pericardium