Chinese Herb: Hai Jin Sha (Spores of Japanese Fern), Spora Lygodii Japonici
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Chinese Herb: Hai Jin Sha (Spores of Japanese Fern), Spora Lygodii Japonici

Herb 14 of 28 in Herbs that Regulate Water and Drain Dampness

Cool Hai Jin Sha (Spora Lygodii Japonici)
Channels:
BL, SI
Properties:
Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Spora Lygodii Japonici
Chinese:
海金沙
Tone Marks:
hăi Jīn shā
Translation:
Sea Gold Sand

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Promotes Diuresis, Unblocks Stones
    Treats most types of painful urinary problems, urinary stones, dysuria with burning, hematuria, turbid and cloudy urine, and dribbling. Expels urinary and gallbladder stones.
  • Reduces Swelling, Treats Jaundice
    For SP damp and damp heat jaundice conditions with general swelling, fullness or bloating in the abdomen

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use for patients with true Yin Deficiency
  • Do not use for patients with out damp heat symptoms

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • Overdose can result in numb tongue, nausea, dizziness, aversion to cold and excess urination
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 6-15 grams in decoction (Chen), wrap in cheesecloth
  • 6-15 grams in decoction (Bensky), wrap in cheesecloth
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