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Zi Hua Di Ding (Viola or Yedeon's Violet)

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Cold Zi Hua Di Ding (Herba cum Radice Violae Yedoensitis)
Channels:
HT, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Herba cum Radice Violae Yedoensitis
Chinese:
紫花地丁
Tone Marks:
zĭ huā dì dīng
Translation:
Purple Flower Earth Spike

Actions

  • Eliminates Heat and Toxicity
    Reduces inflammation of the throat, eyes, and ears, especially effective for treating mumps. Also effective at clearing abscesses of the breast and intestines, and erysipelas.
  • Relieves Sores from Heat
    Used topically or internally for boils, carbuncles, and other sores or abscesses, especially in the head and back.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Do not use in cases of cold from 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: entire plant.

Notes

  • Often used fresh for topical application

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: