Category: Clear Heat, Dry DampTaste: Astringent, Bitter Temperature: Cold
Channels Entered: Large Intestine, Stomach, Gallbladder, Liver
Cautions & Contraindications:
Actions & Indications:
- Cools heat, resolves toxicity, and dries dampness: for diarrhea, dysentric disorder, and vaginal discharge due to damp heat.
- Drains liver fire and benefits the eyes: for Liver heat affecting the eyes causing redness, swelling pain, or the formation of superficial visual obstructions.
- Disperses wind dampness: for painful obstruction, primarily of the hot type.
- Calms the wheezing and stops coughs: for wheezing and coughs due to lung heat.