Dan Zhu Ye
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Dan Zhu Ye #1186

Name: Lophatherum (淡竹葉)

Pinyin: Dan Zhu Ye

Latin: Lophatheri, Herba

Properties:

Taste

Characteristics

Organs

Dosage

Sweet Bland

Activate blood and remove stasis, cool blood and remove abscess, relieve restlessness and induce tranquilization

Heart
Small Intestine
Stomach
Bladder

6-16g

 

Description:

The stem leaf of gramineae perennial herb lophathenum gracile Brongn. It can clear and purge the excess heat at qi system and has certain actions of relieving high fever. For entering lung and stomach meridians and being good at purging heart fire, it is indicated for high fever, sweat, and irritability and thirst caused by pathogenic warmth and heat going to qi system. For clearing heart fire upper and clearing urine heat lower, it has the same actions as Zhu Ye. It is also indicated for exuberant heart fire manifested as irritability and hot sensation, red tongue tip and mouth ulcers, or for heart heat going down to small intestines manifested as hot and difficult urination and urethral burning and painful sensation.