Category: Clear Heat and Resolve ToxicityTaste: Sweet Temperature: Cold Channels entered: Large Intestine, Lung, Stomach
Dosage: 6-20g (smaller doses for exterior wind-heat, larger ones for heat toxin, sores, abscesses)
Cautions and Contraindications:
Actions and Indications:
- Clears heat and resolves fire toxicity: for hot painful sores and swellings in various stages of development, especially of the breast, throat, or eyes. Also for intestinal abscesses.
- Vents and disperses externally-contracted wind-heat: for the early stages of warm-heat pathogen diseases with such symptoms as fever, slight sensitivity to wind, sore throat, and headache. Also for externally-contracted summerheat.
- Clears damp-heat from the lower burner: for damp-heat dysenteric disorder, diarrhea or painful urinary dribbling.