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Herbs that Drain Fire
Bitter, Sweet, Cool
Semen Cassiae Torae
Seeds of Realized Brightness
Chinese Herb Actions
Clears Wind-Heat in the Liver and Brightens the Eyes
For Wind-Heat in the Liver channel causing red and itchy eyes, sensitivity to light and excessive lacrimation.
- Clears Internal Heat in the Liver Channel
For Liver Yang rising affecting the eyes. Recently used to lower high Blood pressure and Blood cholesterol levels.
- Moistens the Intestines
For dry stool or chronic constipation from Liver Yin deficiency.
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
Do not use in cases of diarrhea. Do not use with Semen Cannabis (huo ma ren), or in cases of low blood pressure.
Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose
Chinese Herb Dosage
- 9-15 grams, up to 30 grams if used alone.
- Part used: seed.
Chinese Herb Notes
- Dry-fry for eye problems due to liver and kidney deficiency.