Herb 10 of 14 in
Herbs that Drain Fire
Bitter, Spicy, Cold
Spica Prunellae Vulgaris
Summer Withered Herb
Chinese Herb Actions
Clears Heat From the Liver and Brightens the Eyes
For Liver Fire ascending, high Blood pressure, red, painful, and swollen eyes. Also for headache, dizziness, and eye pain due to Liver deficiency (eyes sensitive to light and tender).
- Eliminates Nodules
Treats swollen thyroid, swollen glands, or any neck swelling due to phlegm fire. Also used to treat nodules in the inguinal area and other parts of the body (mastitis, etc.).
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
Caution in cases of weak spleen and stomach.
Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose
Chinese Herb Dosage
- 9-15 grams, up to 30 grams if used alone.
- Part used: spike.
Chinese Herb Notes
- Toasting with honey can treat long term high blood pressure.