Traditional Chinese Medicine - Sacred Lotus Arts Please Support
Chinese Medicine!
Chinese Herbs "Excess Anger impacts the Liver and causes the Qi to rise"
Learn the Chinese Herbs!
TCM Herb Qualities
Tastes & Properties TCM Herb Explorer
General TCM Herbs
Drug Interactions Incompatible Herbs Toxic or Endangered Latin Name Notes
 

Xi Xian Cao (Siegesbeckia)

Previous Herb in CategoryNext Herb in Category Herb 16 of 21 in Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness

Cold Xi Xian Cao (Herba Siegesbeckiae)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Herba Siegesbeckiae
Chinese:
希莶草
Tone Marks:
xī xiān căo

Actions

  • Dispels Wind Damp and Opens the Channels
    For Bi Zheng. Treats Pain, numbness, spasms and paralysis in the joints, body, and extremities. Also for weak legs and weakness following a stroke
  • Clears heat and Toxin, Stops Itching
    For headache and dizziness due to Liver Yang rising. For rash, sores and general itching due to Damp Heat or Wind-Damp
  • Calms the Spirit
    For hypertension due to heat

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Use caution during pregnancy or with children

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and Overdose

  • None noted

Dosage

  • 10-15 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 9-15 grams in decoction (Bensky)
Buy Chinese Herb Buy Now ›
Free Shipping
Orders Over $75
 

/herbs/get.cfm/chinese_herb/xi_xian_cao_siegesbeckia