Xi Xian Cao
稀薟草 xī xiān cǎo, "sigesbeckia grass"

Category: Dispel Wind-Damp (Bi )  Browse

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Pinyin Pronunciation:
Tastes
Tastes:
Bitter  Browse
Dosage
Dosage:
9-15g
Cautions
Cautions:
None noted
Meridians
Meridians:
Liver , Kidney  Browse
Preparation
Preparation:
• Untreated • Wine-processed
Quality
Quality:
Good quality - dark green and has many leaves and tender twigs
Reference Source
Reference Source:
Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica (3rd edition) ('Bensky')  Browse
Notes
Notes:
No notes at this time
Formulas
Formulas
There are no known formulas that contain this herb at this time
Family:
Compositae (Asteraceae)  Browse

Alternate Names:
Pharmaceutical: Herba Siegesbeckiae
Botanical: Siegesbeckia Orientalis L., Siegesbeckia Pubescens Makino, Siegesbeckia Glabrescens Makino
Japanese: kirensō
Korean: huiryeomcho
Common: siegesbeckia
 
Temperature:  Cold  Browse