Motherwort/ Yi Mu Cao


Channels: heart, liver, bladder, kidney, pericardium

Flavors: acrid, bitter.    Temperature: slightly cold


Invigorates the blood, dispels stasis, regulates menstruation, uterine stimulant, diuretic, tones the uterus and the heart, calms the heart


Gentle sedative, uterine stimulant, emmenagogue, astringent, carminative, cardiac tonic, diuretic, antispasmodic, antirheumatic, nervine, diaphoretic, anxiolytic.


Good for: Calming, slows heart palpitations, supports the liver, like a mother’s embrace, sleep, menopausal moodiness, PMS, anxiety, palpitations, melancholy, restlessness, cardiovascular tonic