Botanical Name: Rehmanniae Radix

Sheng Di Huang

Sheng Di Huang

Category: Clear Heat, Cool the Blood

Taste: Cold
Temperature: Sweet, Bitter
Channels Entered: Heart, Kidney, Liver

Dosage: 9-15g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • Contraindicated with significant dampness from Spleen deficiency or with loose stools and abdominal fullness.

Actions & Indications:

  • Clears heat and cools the blood: for all warm-heat pathogen diseases where heat enters the nutritive level causing very high fever, thirst, and a scarlet tongue.  Also in cases of hemorrhage due to heat entering the blood level.
  • Nourishes the yin and generates fluids: for yin deficiency with heat signs, as well as injury to the fluids.  For manifestations such as dry mouth, continuous low-grade fever, and constipation.  Also for throat pain associated with yin deficiency and wasting and thirsting disorder.