Chinese Herb: Bai Hua She (Agkistrodon, Bungarus), Agkistrodon Seu Bungarus
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Chinese Herb: Bai Hua She (Agkistrodon, Bungarus), Agkistrodon Seu Bungarus

Herb 1 of 21 in Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness

Warm Bai Hua She (Agkistrodon Seu Bungarus)
Sweet, Salty, Warm, Toxic
Agkistrodon Seu Bungarus
Tone Marks:
bái huā shé
White Patterned Snake, White Flowered Snake

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Dispels Wind, Unblocks the Channels and Collaterals, and Extinguishes Wind
    For Painful Obstruction Syndrome (Bi Zheng). This herb can strongly disperse along the skin, within the organs, and through to the bone. For stubborn and chronic numbness and pain. Also for post Wind-Stroke problems such as Hemiplegia, Paralysis, and deviation of the face.
  • Dispels Wind From the Skin
    For itching, tinea, rash, skin numbness, chronic non-healing ulcers, hives, and other skin disorders.
  • Dispels Wind From the Muscles and Stops Convulsions
    For muscle cramps, spasms, seizures, convulsions, tetanus, and Wind-Stroke.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use, or use extreme caution, in patients with Yin Deficiency, Blood Dryness, or in cases where Blood Deficiency could cause Internal Wind rising.

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • As Bai Hua She has an anticoagulant effect, it should be used with extreme caution when taking anti-platelet or anti-coagulant drugs.

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

  • 3-10 grams