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Bai Jiang Cao (Patrinia, Thiaspi)

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Slightly Cold Bai Jiang Cao (Herba cum Radice Patriniae)
Channels:
LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Herba cum Radice Patriniae
Chinese:
败酱草
Tone Marks:
bài jiàng căo
Translation:
Spoiled Paste

Actions

  • Clears heat, removes toxins, and reduces inflammation
    For internal toxins from fire causing intestinal abscesses or acute appendicitis. Also eliminates pus and toxins on the skin causing carbuncles, sores, and swellings. Used both internally and topically.
  • Eliminates Pain due to Blood Stasis
    For Blood stagnation caused by heat in the abdomen or chest. Also for post partum and post operative pain, dysmenorrhea and endometriosis.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Over dosage may cause nausea or dizziness.
  • Do not use in cases of spleen and stomach deficiency.

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Dosage

  • 9-15 grams.
  • Part used: whole plant.