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Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins
Spicy, Bitter, Cold
Herba cum Radice Violae Yedoensitis
zĭ huā dì dīng
Purple Flower Earth Spike
Chinese Herb Actions
Eliminates Heat and Toxicity
Reduces inflammation of the throat, eyes, and ears, especially effective for treating mumps. Also effective at clearing abscesses of the breast and intestines, and erysipelas.
- Relieves Sores from Heat
Used topically or internally for boils, carbuncles, and other sores or abscesses, especially in the head and back.
Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions
Do not use in cases of cold from deficiency.
Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose
Chinese Herb Dosage
- 9-15 grams.
- Part used: entire plant.
Chinese Herb Notes
- Often used fresh for topical application
This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: