Pharmaceutical Latin: Flos Rosae Chinensis
Common English: China Tea Rose Flower
Chinese Tea Rose
Moonseason Rose Bud
Herbs that Regulate Blood: Herbs that Invigorate the Blood
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
(Slightly Warm)
Tincture: 2-4ml
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Invigorates the Blood and regulates menstruation

Blood Stasis with scanty menstruation, amenorrhea and/or chest and abdominal pain and distention

Reduces swellings

Neck swellings, scrofula (auxiliary)

Regulates Qi

Qi Stagnation

  • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
  • Use caution for those with Spleen and Stomach Deficiency - too much can cause diarrhea.

Rx. Angelicae Sinensis
Dang Gui
Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae
Dan Shen

Brown Sugar

Sp. Prunellae
Xia Ku Cao
Bul. Fritillariae Thunbergii
Zhe Bei Mu
Concha Ostreae
Zhi Mu Li

As a wine for scanty menstruation or amenorrhea.

Blood Stasis with scanty menses or amenorrhea with abdominal pain, emotional stress and constipation


Cx. Moutan
Mu Dan Pi
Rx. Rehmanniae
Sheng Di Huang

Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae
Suan Zao Ren
Sm. Platycladi
Bai Zi Ren

Fr. Trichosanthis
Gua Lou
Squama Manitis
Chuan Shan Jia

Ying Stage Heat with high fever, irritability, hemoptysis, epistaxis, and subcutaneous bleeding

Heart Blood Deficiency causing palpitations and insomnia

Breast abscess

Sores and swellings
  • This herb can be used as an external application for boils and swellings.
  • Rx. Rosae Chinensis Yue Ji Gen is given for leukorrhea, nocturnal emission and traumatic injury. Dose: 6-20g.
  • Both Yue Ji Hua and Flos Rosae Rugosae Mei Gui Hua move Qi and Blood and are used for irregular menstruation, premenstrual breast distention and abdominal pain due to Qi and Blood Stagnation. Mei Gui Hua addresses the Qi, while Yue Ji Hua acts on the Blood. Mei Gui Hua enters the Liver and Spleen channels to restore harmony among the Liver, Spleen and Stomach. It is often used for Liver Qi Stagnation Attacking the Spleen and Stomach with a stifling sensation in the chest, belching, flank distention and anorexia. Yue Ji Hua enters the Liver channel alone and is stronger at moving Blood. It can reduce swelling and resolve toxicity to treat sores due to Qi and Blood Stagnation Transforming into Fire and treats scrofula.