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Yin Chen #1134M

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Pin Ying Name: Yin Chen

Chinese Name: 茵陳

English Name: Yin-Chen Wormwood

Latin Name: Artemisiae Scopariae, Herba

Herbs that Drain Dampness (Diuretics)
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Acrid
Slightly Cold
Cool
Neutral
Liver
GallBladder
Spleen
Stomach
Bladder
9-30g
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Clears Damp-Heat from the Liver and Gallbladder and relieves jaundice

  • Jaundice due to Damp-Cold or Damp-Heat

Clears Heat and facilitates the resolution of Dampness

  • Damp sores, wind rashes, other skin diseases, in the Lower parts of the body (can be used alone as a wash)

Clears and releases Dampness in the the Exterior

  • Damp-Warm Febrile disease
Contraindications
  • Contraindicated for those with Deficiency jaundice with pale yellow skin, normal urination and a soft pulse (Middle Jiao Qi Deficiency).
  • Contraindicated for those with jaundice due to Blood accumulation.
  • Contraindicated for those without Damp-Heat.