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Bai Mao Gen (Woolly Grass Rhizome)

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Cold Bai Mao Gen (Rhizoma Imperatae Cylindricae)
Sweet, Cold
Rhizoma Imperatae Cylindricae
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bái máo gēn


  • Cools the Blood and Stops Bleeding
    For heat in the Blood and bleeding with symptoms such as hemoptysis, epistaxis, or hematemesis.
  • Clears Heat and Promotes Urination
    For painful and hot urination (Re Ling), urinary difficulty (can be used alone for this purpose), edema, and Damp-Heat Jaundice.
  • Clears Heat From the Lungs and Stomach
    For Stomach and Lung heat with symptoms such as irritability, nausea, vomiting, thirst, and coughing and wheezing.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Use caution in cases of Deficient Cold of the Stomach and Spleen
  • Do not use in cases of vomiting due to cold in the Middle Jiao

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and Overdose

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


  • 10-30 grams

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: