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Huang Qin 1 single serving package 2 grams

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Product Description

Huang Qin Granules, Single 2g Packet

Brand: TCM Zone

English name: Scutellaria Granules

Chinese name: Huang Qin Granules

Unit Size: Single 2g Packet

Potency: 5:1 extract granules

Taste: Bitter - Bensky

Properties: Cold - Bensky

Contraindications: Because of its strong bitter, cold, and drying properties, it should be used with caution in those with patterns of cold, yang deficiency, or yin deficiency, especially those with cold from deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach. - Bensky

Chinese Symptomology: Diarrhea or dysenteric disorder due to damp-heat in the Stomach; Fever, stifling sensation in the chest, thirst with an inability to drink due to damp-warmth; Painful urinary dribbling due to damp-heat in the lower burner; High fever, irritability, thirst, cough, expectoration of thick/yellow sputum, hot sores and swellings due to heat patterns; Vomiting or coughing of blood, nosebleed, blood in the stool due to heat causing the blood to move chaotically; restless fetus due to heat; Headache, irritability, red eyes, flushed face, bitter taste due to ascendant Liver yang. - Bensky

Actions: Cools heat, dries dampness, stops bleeding, quiets the fetus in pregnancy. - Bensky

Pattern: Damp-heat; Heat patterns; Ascendant Liver yang - Bensky

Channels Entered: Lung, Stomach, Gallbladder, Large Intestine - Bensky


Also available in prepared form: Huang Qin (jiu zhi)


Huang Qin - Scutellaria

Excerpted from Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.

  • Clears heat and dries dampness: a major herb for damp-heat in the Stomach or Intestines, which manifests as diarrhea or dysenteric disorder; damp-warmth, which presents with fever, stifling sensation in the chese, and thirst but with an inability to drink, or for damp-heat in the lower burner with painful urinary dribbling. An auxiliary herb for damp-heat jaundice.
  • Clears heat and resolves toxicity, especially in the upper burner: for heat patterns with high fever, irritability, thirst, cough, and expectoration of thick, yellow sputum, or hot sores and swellings. For the latter, it can be applied topically or taken internally.
  • Clears heat and stops bleeding: for internal heat from excess causing the blood to move chaotically. Symptoms include vomiting or coughing of blood, nosebleed, and blood in the stool.
  • Clears heat and calms the fetus: pacifies the Womb when the fetus is restless or kicking excessively due to heat.
  • Sedates ascendant Liver yang: for such symptoms as headache, irritability, red eyes, flushed face, and bitter taste.

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