Bai Mao Gen (Woolly Grass Rhizome)

Bai Mao Gen (Woolly Grass Rhizome)

Herb 3 of 19 in Herbs that Stop Bleeding

Cold Bai Mao Gen (Rhizoma Imperatae Cylindricae)
Sweet, Cold
Rhizoma Imperatae Cylindricae
Tone Marks:
bái máo gēn
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Cools the Blood and Stops Bleeding
    For heat in the Blood and bleeding with symptoms such as hemoptysis, epistaxis, or hematemesis.
  • Clears Heat and Promotes Urination
    For painful and hot urination (Re Ling), urinary difficulty (can be used alone for this purpose), edema, and Damp-Heat Jaundice.
  • Clears Heat From the Lungs and Stomach
    For Stomach and Lung heat with symptoms such as irritability, nausea, vomiting, thirst, and coughing and wheezing.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Use caution in cases of Deficient Cold of the Stomach and Spleen
  • Do not use in cases of vomiting due to cold in the Middle Jiao

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 10-30 grams

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

References Used

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