Herb 1 of 6 in
Spicy, Hot, Toxic
Chinese Herb Actions
Unblocks and Drastically Purges Interior Cold Accumulation
For constipation, distention, fullness, and pain.
- Regulates Water Metabolism
For ascites and edema.
- Frees Blocked Phlegm and Helps the Throat
For wheezing, difficult breathing, chest fullness and distention. Also for phlegm misting the orifices.
- Helps Heal Ulcers and Abscesses
To help accelerate ulcerating. Also used for furuncles, warts, dermatitis, and phagedena.
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
Do not use during pregnancy. This herb has been shown to cause teratogenic (birth defects) effects.
- Do not use in weak patients
- Do not use with Qian Niu Zi
- Avoid hot liquids
Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose
- This herb is considered toxic.
(while some Chinese herbs are toxic, it must be noted that many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity)
Chinese Herb Dosage
This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:
This herb antagonizes or is antagonized by: