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Bai Tou Weng (Chinese Anemone Root or Pulsatilla)

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Cold Bai Tou Weng (Radix Pulsatillae Chinensis)
Channels:
LI, LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Pulsatillae Chinensis
Chinese:
白头翁
Tone Marks:
bái tóu wēng
Translation:
Hoary headed geezer

Actions

  • Clears Heat, Removes Toxins, and Reduces Inflammation
    For dysentery from Damp-Heat in the Stomach and intestines. Treats bacterial or amoebic dysentery, epistaxis and bleeding hemorrhoids. Also applied externally to treat trichomonas vaginitis.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Do not use in cases of chronic diarrhea from 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

  • 6-15 grams.
  • Part used: root.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: