Gu Jing Cao (Inflorscence or Pipewort Scapus)

Gu Jing Cao (Inflorscence or Pipewort Scapus)

Herb 2 of 14 in Herbs that Drain Fire

Neutral Gu Jing Cao (Scapus Et Inflorescentia Eriocaulonis Buergeriani)
Channels:
LIV, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Scapus Et Inflorescentia Eriocaulonis Buergeriani
Chinese:
谷精草
Tone Marks:
gŭ jīng căo
Translation:
Grain Essence Herb
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Disperses Wind-Heat, Removes Visual Obstructions, and Brightens the Eyes
    For Wind-Heat in the Liver channel with red, swollen eyes, pterygium, and spots in front of the eyes.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Contraindicated in patients with blood Deficiency.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 6-15 grams.
  • Part used: flowering tops.

References Used

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