Pharmaceutical Latin: Petiolus Trachycarpi
Fibra Stipulae Trachycarpi
Common English: Trachycarpus Stiple Fiber
Chinese Palm
Herbs that Regulate Blood: Herbs that Stop Bleeding
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Large Intestine
Powder: 1-1.5g
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Astringes leakage of Blood and stops bleeding

Hemoptysis, hematemesis, epistaxis, hemafecia and excessive uterine bleeding

  • Because this herb is very astringent, it must be used with significant Blood-invigorating herbs when signs of Stasis are present.
  • Contraindicated for those with Intestinal bleeding and dysentery due to Damp-Heat.

Crinis Carbonisatus
Xue Yu Tan

Hb. sive Radix Cirsii Japonici
Da Ji
Hb. Cirsii
Xiao Ji
Rz. Imperatae
Bai Mao Gen
Fr. Gardeniae
Zhi Zi

Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Bai Zhu
Rx. Astragali
Huang Qi
Fr. Corni
Shan Zhu Yu
Rx. Rubiae
Qian Cao Gen

Hemoptysis due to Lung Yin Deficiency.

Bleeding due to Blood Heat.

Chronic bleeding due to Blood Deficiency.

Rz. Zingiberis
Gan Jiang
Fr. Mume
Wu Mei
(Cx. Rasus Cinnamomi)
Gui Xin

Hb. Cirsii
Xiao Ji
Fossilia Ossis Mastodi
Long Gu
Rx. Notoginseng
San Qi

Hb. sive Radix Cirsii Japonici
Da Ji
Hb. Cirsii
Xiao Ji
Cacumen Platycladi
Ce Bai Ye
Rx. Rubiae
Qian Cao Gen
Rz. Imperatae
Bai Mao Gen

Chronic bleeding hemorrhoids.

Epistaxis. (may be applied topically as a powder directly to the nose)



Terra Flava Usta
Zao Xin Tu
She Xiang

Cacumen Platycladi
Ce Bai Ye

Pollen Typhae
Pu Huang
Rx. Notoginseng
San Qi

Uterine bleeding or excessive menstrual bleeding.

Excessive menstrual bleeding due to Heat in the Blood.

Excessive menstrual bleeding due to Blood Stagnation.

Fr. Mume
Wu Mei

Rz. Zingiberis Preparatum
Pao Jiang
Grain-Based Alcohol

Colla Corii Asini
E Jiao

Fr. Sophorae
Huai Jiao
Cx. Meliae
Ku Lian Pi

Continuous light-colored bleeding with no Blood clots.

Bleeding during pregnancy.

Intestinal bleeding.

Bleeding hemorrhoids.

Fol. Artemisiae Argyi
Ai Ye
Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparatum
Zhi Fu Zi
Egg Yolk

Rx. Angelicae Sinensis
Dang Gui
Rz. Chuanxiong
Chuan Xiong
Fu Ling
Rx. Sanguisorbae
Di Yu


Intestinal bleeding due to Cold.

Intestinal Wind (Cheng Feng) with hemorrhoids and excessive bleeding.


  1. This herb is usually used charred.
  2. This herb is mainly used for bloody Phlegm.
  3. It can be used alone for uterine bleeding or excessive menstrual bleeding.
  4. Both Zong Liu Pi and Nodus Nelumbinis Rhizomatis Ou Jie astringe bleeding. Ou Jie is sweet and astringent and both stops bleeding and reduces Blood Stasis and when fresh, cools Blood Heat. Zong Lu Pi is bitter and astringent and is more strongly binding and restraining than Ou Jie. It is used primarily for bleeding that is not associated with Blood Stasis. It also dries Dampness and therefore is appropriate for treating vaginal discharge.
  5. Aged Trachycarpus Chen Zong Pi are traditionally the only fiber used.for medicinal purposes. The older and more used, the better effect.
  6. Charred Trachycarpus Chen Zong (Zong Lu Tan, Zong Pi Tan) enters the Blood, stopping all types of bleeding and can be used for epistaxis, hematemesis, Intestinal Wind, and continuous uterine bleeding whenever there is no Heat internally. This is the most commonly used form. It is most appropriate when bleeding is heavy as long as the Stasis and obstruction have already been completely eliminated.
  7. Fructus Trachycarpi Zong Lu Zi is the fruit of the same plant and has similar functions and indications. Zong Lu Zi is more effective in treating hypertension, insomnia or excessive dreaming. the dosage is 6-30g.