Qu Mai (Dianthi Herba)
Properties: bitter, cold, slippery
Channels: Bladder, Heart, Small Intestine
Key Characteristics: Cools heat, directs downward, invigorates blood, leads heat and fire in the heart and Small Intestine down and out through the urine. Can also be used for blood stasis causing amenorrhea.
Additional Notes: Do not use in pregnancy.