Category: Extinguish Wind and Stop TremorsTaste: Salty Temperature: Cold Channels Entered: Kidney, Liver
- Cools Liver heat
- Anchors Liver yang
- Extinguishes Liver wind
- Nourishes Liver yin
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Use with caution in those with cold from deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach with reduced appetite and loose stools.
Actions & Indications:
- Drains Liver fire and anchors and sedates the Liver yang: for Liver fire and ascendant Liver yang patterns with such symptoms as headache, dizziness, and red eyes.
- Improves the vision and causes superficial visual obstruction to recede: for Liver heat patterns that affect the eyes causing photophobia, pterygium or other superficial visual obstructions, red eyes, and blurred vision.
- Recently also used for increased gastric acidity, and, topically, for bleeding due to trauma.