Bai Jiang Cao (Patrinia, Thiaspi)

Bai Jiang Cao (Patrinia, Thiaspi)

Herb 2 of 29 in Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Slightly Cold Bai Jiang Cao (Herba cum Radice Patriniae)
Spicy, Bitter, Slightly Cold
Herba cum Radice Patriniae
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Spoiled Paste
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Clears heat, removes toxins, and reduces inflammation
    For internal toxins from fire causing intestinal abscesses or acute appendicitis. Also eliminates pus and toxins on the skin causing carbuncles, sores, and swellings. Used both internally and topically.
  • Eliminates Pain due to Blood Stasis
    For Blood stagnation caused by heat in the abdomen or chest. Also for post partum and post operative pain, dysmenorrhea and endometriosis.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Over dosage may cause nausea or dizziness.
  • Do not use in cases of spleen and stomach deficiency.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 9-15 grams.
  • Part used: whole plant.

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