Botanical Name: Artemisiae annuae Herba

Qing Hao

Qing Hao

Category: Clear Heat from Deficiency

Taste: Bitter
Temperature: Cold
Channels Entered: Kidney, Liver, Gallbladder

Dosage: 6-12g

Cautions and Contraindications:

  • Contraindicated in those with weak digestion or watery diarrhea.

Actions and Indications:

Qing Hao

Qing Hao

  • Clears summerheat: especially for summerheat with low fever, headache, dizziness, and a stifling sensation in the chest.
  • Clears fever from deficiency: for fevers from either blood deficiency or as the sequalae of a febrile disease. ¬†Especially useful when steaming bone patterns are marked by an absence of sweating.
  • Clears heat and stops bleeding: for purpuric rashes or nosebleed due to heat in the blood.
  • Checks malarial disorders and resolves heat: for the alternating fever and chills of malarial disorders.
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