Pulsatilla is an herb used in both the East and West. In the West, the aerial parts of the plant are typically used and in the East, the roots. The whole aerial part of the herb is acrid, pungent, and warm, whereas the roots are bitter and cold.

While there are about 35 different species of Pulsatilla in the West, Pulsatilla vulgaris, P. nuttaliane, P. nigricans, and P. pratensis are typically mentioned. In the East, P. chinensis is used. All are similar in their medicinal properties.

In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), Pulsatilla is one of the 50 Fundamental Herbs and is considered the “king” herb for treating dysenteric conditions.

It has important properties for Clearing Heat and thereby, easing anxiety associated with menstrual cramps, and emotional swings that can include feeling moody or weepy or treating migraines, constipation, and neuralgia.

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