Herb 3 of 12 in
Cool, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior
Sweet, Salty, Slightly Cold
Chinese Herb Actions
Treats respiratory tract infection, especially with loss of voice and a sore, swollen throat.
- Facilitates the Expression of Rashes
For early stage of measles.
- Clears the Eyes
Benefits red, painful, swollen eyes and clears blurring of vision (especially due to wind and heat.)
- Stops Spasms from Wind
Used when high fever causes spasms, delirium, or night terrors, especially in children.
- Also used in formulas to combat tetanus.
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
Contraindicated during pregnancy, and in exterior deficiency syndromes.
Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose
Chinese Herb Dosage
- 3-9 grams.
- Part used: slough shed by the ciccada nymph.
This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: