Plant and Herbs

Fructus Leonuri for Body and Health

Fructus Leonuri is a common medicinal herb in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and has been used in China and other Asian countries for thousands of years.

What are the benefits of Fructus Leonuri?

  • It helps to treat irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, or postpartum abdominal pain due to blood stasis.
  • It may help to treat painful eyes, headaches or red swollen, nebulae, or conjunctivitis due to liver heat.
  • It helps to treat pterygium.


  • Contraindicated for those with continuous bleeding.
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
  • Contraindicated for those with liver stagnation due to liver blood deficiency.
  • If over 20-30g of this herb are ingested toxic reactions may appear.

Important Note:

There is not much scientific evidence that Fructus Leonuri can help with the benefits mentioned above and medical conditions. Always consult a doctor before using herbs or any plant extracts.