Motherwort, also known as: Tui, motherwort, Paris, nine winds, mica, grass santti, Latin name: Leonurus Artemisia (Laur.) S. Y. Hu F, for Labiatae, Leonurus, summer flowering. The dry ground part is a common Chinese medicine, which is produced in most parts of China. It is used for raw or ointment. The distribution of both annual or biennial in most parts of the country, was born in the mountain ridge, grassland, wasteland. When picking flowers did not open in the summer lush, taste hard, cold, promoting blood circulation, removing blood stasis, regulating menstruation, elimination of water, treating women's menstruation, fetal leakage dystocia, placenta, postpartum blood stasis, abdominal pain, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, hematuria, blood diarrhea, sore carbuncle.
Leonurus Leonuri has the effect of diuretic swelling and contraction of the uterus, which is the medicine used by doctors in the past generations to treat gynecologic diseases.
Leonurus artemisia can be used as a whole herb, the effective ingredient is motherwort, and Herba Leonuri contains Herba alkaloids, stachyine, motherwort, motherwort, and other alkaloids, benzoic acid and potassium chloride.
Motherwort preparation has the function of stimulating the uterus of animals, similar to pituitrin. The motherwort extract and decoction have strong and lasting excitatory effect on the uterus, which not only can enhance its contractility, but also improve its tension and contraction rate.