Traditional Chinese Medicine/Jing Jie

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schzonepeta stem or bud

(Chinese name: 荆芥)

Taste & Temperature:

Channels:

  • Hand Tai Yin of Lung
  • Foot Jue Yin of Liver

Actions & Indications:

  • disperse Wind-Cold (Spicy, Warm)
  • release rash & stop itching
  • stop bleeding (charred)
  • Expel Wind-Heat or Wind-Cold (depending on what mixed with)

Contraindications:

  • Qi & Yin deficiency causing excessive sweating
  • Liver Wind pattern
  • fully erupted measles or open sores

Caution:

  • Yin syndrome
  • Blood deficiency
  • chronic skin infection

Dosage:

  • 1-3 qian (3-9 grams)

Cooking: short time

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