Pinyin name: Chong Wei Zi
Aka: Fruit Leonuri
Source: Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing
English name: Motherwort Fruit
Botanical name: Semen Leonurur heterophyllus
Pharmaceutical name: Semen Leonuri
Properties: sweet, cool
Channels entered: spleen, stomach
Chinese therapeutic actions: activates blood circulation, regulates menstruation, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, postpartum abdominal pain, headache, and red swollen or painful eyes due to liver heat.
This herb is sold by the pound, in either raw herb form or powdered.