Sophora Flower

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   Introduction To Sophora Flower (huai hua)  

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sophora Flower (huai hua)  

Flos Sophorae

Properties: The herb is bitter in flavour, slightly cold in nature, and acts on the liver, stomach and large intestine channels. Being bitter and cold for clearing heat, sinking and moving downward, the herb is good at clearing heat from the liver and large intestine, and from blood to stop bleeding, and cooling the liver to improve eyesight. It is indicated for bleeding due to blood-heat, conjunctival congestion due to liver-heat, hemafecia due to excessive heat in the large intestine, and particularly for hemorrhoidal bleeding.

Effects: Clearing heat from blood to stop bleeding, and from the liver to improve eyesight.

Indications:

1. The herb is often used in combination with sanguisorba root, biota tops, scutellaria root, trichosanthes fruit and other herbs for cooling blood to stop bleeding, and loosing the bowels to relieve constipation, to treat hemafecia and hemorrhoidal bleeding due to excessive heat in the large intestine; and with other herbs for cooling blood to stop bleeding, to treat epistaxis, hemopysis, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis due to blood-heat.

2. To treat the liver-yang dizziness and the liver-fire headache, the herb is often used in combination with abalone shell, hooked uncaria, scutellaria root and chrysanthemum flower for calming the liver-yang and clearing the liver-fire.

Dosage and Administration: 10-15g. Used stir-baked for stopping bleeding, and used raw for calming the liver.

Appendix: Sophora Fruit

It is the ripe fruit of Chinese schlolartree. Being bitter in taste and cold in nature, sophora fruit has similar effects as sophora flower but weaker in stopping bleeding and stronger in clearing heat and fire. With the effect of loosing the bowels to relieve constipation, sophora fruit is an important herb to treat hemorrhoidal bleeding. In addition, it can also be used to treat headache, conjunctival congestion and other symptoms due to flaming-up of the liver-fire. Its dosage is 10-15g. Pregnant women should be careful to use sophora fruit. 

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For the convenience of customers, we offer the Sophora Flower (huai hua) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.

 

Directions:

 

Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.

 

The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.

 

Air ship 50 sachets of Sophora Flower (huai hua) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $53.00.

 

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.