Da Dou Juan (Young Soybean Sprout)

Da Dou Juan (Young Soybean Sprout)

Herb 2 of 7 in Herbs that Clear and Relieve Summerheat

Neutral Da Dou Juan (Semen Glycines Germinatum)
Sweet, Neutral
Semen Glycines Germinatum
Tone Marks:
dà dòu juăn
Alt Names:
Dou Juan, Da Dou Huang Juan
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Expels Summerheat and Damp-Heat
    Used in early stages of Summerheat or fever
  • Also effective at reducing joint pain, slight sweating, and a heavy sensation throughout the body from the accumulation of dampness.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Some traditional sources advise not to use this herb with Radix Gentianae Longdancao (long dan cao).

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 9-15 grams.
  • Part used: seed and sprout.

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