Cool, Acrid Release the ExteriorTaste: Bitter, Acrid Temperature: Cool Channels: Stomach, Bladder
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Traditionally, it is not to be combined with the Aconitum family or with Gypsum fibrosum.
Actions & Indications:
- Disperses wind and clears heat: for externally-contracted wind-heat, especially when the major complaint is headache or eye pain.
- Clears and benefits the head and eyes: for Liver channel wind-heat manifesting as excessive tearing, red, painful or swollen eyes, or spots in front of the eyes.
- Drains dampnes and expels wind: as an ausiliary herb for wind-dampness in the limbs causing stiffness, numbess, cramping or heaviness.