Pinyin Name: Chuan Xiong
English Name: Radix Ligustici Chuanxiong
Other Names: Qiong Xiong
Tastes: Acrid, Warm
Origin: Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and Shaanxi provinces in China
Benefits of Chuan Xiong:
Chuan Xiong is native to India, Kashmir and Nepal. It must be collected in summer when the nodal points on the stem protrude obviously in light purple. It can be used to treat insomnia, migraine.
Side Effects: Chuan Xiong may interfere with anticoagulant drugs.