leech Extract


DESCRIPTION

Latin Name : Hirudo
Chinese Name : 水蛭 
Leeches are used to treat blood stagnation associated with amenorrhoea, fixed abdominal masses, and traumatic injury.


ACTIVE COMPONENTS

Medicinal leeches have beem found to secrete saliva containing about 60 different proteins. Several of these secreted proteins as anticoagulants (such as hirudin), platelet aggregation inhibitors (most notably apyrase, collagenase, and calin), vasodilators, and proteinase inhibitors.

BENEFITS
  • Breaks blood stasis, reduces fixed masses
  • Clears water passage

Research

Our herbs and nutrients are carefully selected - backed by a significant body of research which grows daily. Of the numerous studies our doctors reviewed, the following are some of the most relevant.

The Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, The Second Teaching Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine

There are 1,002 studies on Hirudo and counting

We are constantly reviewing new research. Have a study you think we should take a look at? Let us know.

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