Hedyotis diffusae Herba
Category: Clear Heat, Resolve ToxicityTaste: Bitter, Sweet Temperature: Cold Channels: Large Intestine, Stomach, Small Intestine, Liver
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Use with caution during pregnancy.
Actions & Indications:
- Clears heat, strongly resolves fire toxicity, and reduces abscesses: for intestinal abscess, toxic sores, ulcerations, and
swellings. Also for snakebite and, recently, for a variety of cancers.
- Clears heat and facilitates resolution of dampness by promoting urination: for hot painful urinary dribbling and damp-heat jaundice.