Category: Clear Heat, Cool the BloodTaste: Cold Temperature: Sweet, Bitter Channels Entered: Heart, Kidney, Liver
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.