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Jing Jie (Schizonepeta Bud or Stem)

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Slightly Warm Jing Jie (Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae Tenuifoliae)
Channels:
LU, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Aromatic, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae Tenuifoliae
Chinese:
荆芥
Tone Marks:
jīng jiè
Alt Names:
Jing Jie Sui

Actions

  • Releases the Exterior and Stops Wind
    For common cold with headache from Wind-Cold or Wind-Heat, depending on other herbs in the prescription.
  • Alleviates Itching and Rashes
    For the first stages of skin eruptions, measles, urticaria. Also for boils when they first erupt, especially if accompanied by chills and fever.
  • Stops Bleeding
    For epistaxis, Bloody stool, hemorrhage, etc.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Caution for internal liver wind, and for measles and open sores that have suppurated.

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

  • 3-9 grams.
  • Part used: aerial part or spike of whole herb.

Notes

  • When used to stop bleeding, toast herb to ash. Do not decoct for more than 15 minutes.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

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