INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Pharmaceutical Latin: Radix Actinidiae Chinensis
Common English:
Herbs that Clear Heat
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Sour
(Astringent)
Slightly Sweet
(Sweet)
Cool
(Cold)
Stomach
Spleen
Lung
Liver
Large Intestine
9-60g
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Clears Heat and removes toxicity

Hepatitis, furuncle, extreme thirst, restless Heat, cholelithiasis, urolithiasis, Heat Accumulation

Promotes diuresis

Edema, arthralgia due to Wind-Dampness, osteomyelitis, urinary disturbance, leukorrhea

Invigorates the Blood, transforms Phlegm and dissipate nodules

External trauma, paralysis, scrofula

CONTRAINDICATIONS
INCOMPATIBILITIES
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. This herb regulates the Stomach to descend adverse Qi.
  2. It is said to harmonize the Middle Jiao and calm the Liver.
  3. It treats osteomyelitis, paralysis and chronic leukotrichia.
  4. Stranguria caused by urolithiasis and regurgitation can be treated by the juice of the vine, which is sweet, Cold, slippery and non-toxic when taken with Ginger Juice.
  5. This herb is usually applied in the treatment of tumors.
  6. This herb has been shown to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
  7. It treats esophageal and gastric cancer.
  8. This herb relieves extreme thirst, restless Heat, cholelithiasis, urolithiasis and Heat Accumulation.
  9. The juice of this herb is said to cure regurgitation.