- Caryophylli Flos
|Medicinal Group||Interior-warming medicinal|
|Source||Dried flower bud of Eugenia cayophyllata Thunb. (Fam. Myrtaceae)|
|Nature and Flavors||pungent; warm|
|Meridian Affinity||Spleen, Stomach, Lung, Kidney|
|Actions||To warm the middle-energizer, check adverse rise of the stomach-qi, and restore the kidney yang|
Allergic contact dermatitis has been reported in patients who were regularly exposed to Flos Caryophylli or who already had dermatitis of the fingertips 
Increase INR, may enhance risk of bleeding
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Ulbricht, C., Chao, W., Costa, D., Rusie-Seamon, E., Weissner, W., & Woods, J. (2008). Clinical evidence of herb-drug interactions: A systematic review by the natural standard research collaboration. Current Drug Metabolism, 9(10), 1063-1120.