Yunnan Baiyao be used to stops bleeding, disperses stagnant blood, tonifies and invigorates blood, stops pain. Valuable first-aid remedy for internal and external bleeding, traumatic swelling, ulcer bleeding, and hot skin infections (carbuncles). Can be taken internally or applied externally.
Yunnan Baiyao may be used as first-aid for any kind of traumatic injury or internal bleeding, whether one has a small cut, bruise, swelling, a serious wound from gun shots, an internal injury from car accidents or fighting, or bleeding from surgery and stomach ulcers etc. One may simply pour the Yunnan Baiyao power on to the cut and/or swallow the power.
Doctors in China also let patients take Yunnan Baiyao before surgeries (0 to 5 days) because studies show that Yunnan Baiyao can reduce the amount of bleeding during operation. When applied after operation, Yunnan Baiyao may promote healing from the wound.