Herb 9 of 12 in
Cool, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior
Sweet, Bitter, Neutral
Herba Equiseti Hiemalis
Chinese Herb Actions
Disperses Wind and Heat, Especially when Affecting the Eyes
For redness, pain, swelling, cloudiness, blurred vision, pterygium, cataract, and conjunctivitis affecting the eyes. Also used to treat headache due to Wind-Heat.
- Clears Heat and Stops Bleeding
Used as a complimentary herb for bleeding hemorrhoids and Blood in the stool.
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
Caution during pregnancy, qi and blood Deficiency, depletion of fluids, and urinary frequency.
Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose
Chinese Herb Dosage
- 3-9 grams.
- Part used: aerial tips of scouring rush.
Chinese Herb Notes
- Can be used externally in powdered form.