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Qing Hao #1316

Pin Ying Name: Qing Hao

Chinese Name: 青蒿

English Name: Sweet Wormwood

Latin Name: Artemisiae Annuae, Herba

Herbs that Clear Heat and Purge Fire: Herbs that Clear Heat from Deficiency
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Acrid
Cold
Kidney
Liver
GallBladder
Bladder
Stomach
San Jiao
3-12g 24g (Maximum, Heat Clearing ) 20-40g (Malaria)
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Clears Summerheat or Damp-Heat

  • Summerheat with low fever, headache, dizziness and a stifling sensation in the chest

Clears Deficiency fevers

  • Blood Deficiency or Yin Deficiency fevers
  • Sequelae of a febrile disease
  • Especially good when steaming bone patterns are marked by anhidrosis

Cools the Blood and stops bleeding

  • Purpuric rashes or epistaxis due to Blood Heat

Stops malarial disorders and relieves Heat

  • Malarial disorders with alternating chills and fever

Clears Liver Heat and brightens the eyes

  • Liver Yang Rising with red eyes, dizziness and photophobia
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with watery diarrhea.
  • Contraindicated for those with weak digestion.
  • Contraindicated for those with Food Stagnation.
  • Contraindicated for postpartum women with Blood Deficiency.
  • Contraindicated for those with Spleen and Stomach Deficiency Cold.
  • Contraindicated for those with no Deficiency Heat.