Herbs Hands Healing
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Common Name Motherwort
Genus / Species Leonurus cardiaca
Part Used Herb
Energetics Bitter, spicy, slightly cold
Meridians Pericardium, liver
Active Constituents Alkaloids, including L-stachydrine
Iridoids, including leonurine
Diterpenes
Flavonoids
Caffeic acid
Tannins
Resin
Potassium
Medicinal Uses Nervous cardiac disorders
Thyroid hyperfunction
Sedative
Hypotensive
Cardiac tonic
Antispasmodic