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Qin Jiao #1165M

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Pin Ying Name: Qin Jiao

Chinese Name: 秦艽

English Name: Large-Leaf Gentian

Latin Name: Gentianae Macrophyllae, Radix

Herbs that Dispel Wind Dampness
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Acrid
Slightly Cold
Cool
Neutral
GallBladder
Liver
Stomach
3-12g
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Expels Wind-Dampness, opens the channels and soothes the sinews and collaterals

  • Wind-Damp Bi and cramping, especially in the limbs
  • Acute or chronic Cold disorders

Clears Deficiency Heat

  • Yin Deficiency, especially with empty Fire (fever, Steaming Bone Disorder)

Resolves Dampness and reduces jaundice

  • Damp-Heat jaundice, especially acute or infantile jaundice

Moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels

  • Dry constipation
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with Spleen Deficiency Cold with loose stools or diarrhea.
  • Contraindicated for those with frequent urination.
  • Contraindicated for those with chronic pain with emaciation.
  • High doses may cause nausea and vomiting.
  • This herb may cause drowsiness.