Herb 8 of 11 in
Herbs that Cool the Blood
Zi Cao Ruan Shown
Radix Arnebiae seu Lithospermi
Chinese Herb Actions
Clears Heat, Cools Blood, and Relieves Fire Toxins
For Fire Toxins in the skin causing very dark purple rashes. This herb encourages the rash to erupt, used when diseases (like mumps or chickenpox) are not progressing.
- Clears Damp-Heat Skin Lesions
Used topically for skin lesions, vaginal itching, eczema, dermatitis, or burns.
- Unblocks the Bowels and Invigorates the Blood
For mild constipation from heat in the Blood, or used to treat amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea.
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
Do not use in cases of measles. Caution in cases of spleen and stomach deficiency with loose stool.
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Chinese Herb Notes
- Can be made into an ointment for use topically.