sanguisorba Root Burnet

Sanguisorba Root

Properties: The herb is bitter and sour in flavour, slightly cold in nature, and acts on the liver, stomach and large intestine channels. Being slightly cold for clearing heat and sour for astringency, it is mainly used for cooling blood to stop bleeding by astringency. Being bitter and cold for sinking and lowering, and mainly acting on the lower jiao, the herb is indicated for many kinds of bleeding due to blood-heat, and particularly more often used to treat hemorrhoidal bleeding and hemafecia.