sweet, warm; affinity to Liv., Kid. meridians tonifies blood; nourishes Yin
bitter, sour, slightly cold; affinity to Liv. & Sp. meridian nourishes blood, regulates menstruation; pacifies liver, alleviates pain; restrains Yin, adjusts Yin and Wei level, reduces sweat;
moistens lungs, relieves cough, clears heart fire, calms the Shen
tonifies spleen Qi, drains dampness; invigorates fluid circulation, relieves edema; consolidates the exterior, alleviates profuse sweat; pacifies womb, calms restless fetus
tonifies blood, activates blood circulation, removes Qi stagnation, alleviates pain, regulate menstruation; moistens intestine, promotes bowel movement, relieves constipation.