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Cong Bai #1619

Pin Ying Name: Cong Bai

Chinese Name: 蔥白

English Name: Scallion White

Latin Name: Allum Fistulosum

Herbs That Release the Exterior: Warm, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior (Wind-Cold Diaphoretics)
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Slightly Warm
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Releases the exterior and induces sweating

  • Wind-Cold especially very early stages

Disperses Cold and unblocks Yang

  • Abdominal pain due to blockage of Yang Qi by Cold
  • Nasal congestion and pain due to blockage of Yang Qi by Cold

Relieves toxicity and disperses clumps

  • Toxic sores and abscesses (topical)

Kills parasites

  • Abdominal pain due to Intestinal parasite
  • Contraindicated for those with exterior Deficiency with profuse sweat (Tai Yang Zhong Feng).
  • Use with caution for those with Yin Deficiency and Yang Excess.
  • Large doses can produce gastric irritation, hemorrhoids, headache and fever.
  • Over use can injure the beard and head hair and cause confusion due to Yin Deficiency with deficient Heat rising upward.