Pharmaceutical Latin: Testa Glycinis
Pericarpium Phaseoli Radiati
Common English: Soybean Skin
Mung Bean Skin
Hei Dou
Substances that Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Calms the Liver, descends Liver Yang and nourishes Yin to extinguish internal Wind

Liver Yang Rising with Blood Deficiency leading to dizziness and headaches

Enriches Kidney Yin, reduces Deficiency fever, and stops nightsweats

Nightsweats from Yin Deficiency with Internal Heat

Clears Heat and relieves toxicity

Swellings and abscesses

It can be used alone topically


Flos Chrysanthemi
Ju Hua
Fr. Ligustri Lucidi
Nu Zhen Zi
Fr. Tribuli
Ci Ji Li

Rx. Rehmanniae
Sheng Di Huang
Fr. Lycii
Gou Qi Zi
Flos Chrysanthemi
Ju Hua

Cx. Lycii
Di Gu Pi
Rx. Rehmanniae
Sheng Di Huang
Fr. Tritici Levis
Fu Xiao Mai

Dizziness and headaches due to Liver Blood Deficiency with Liver Yang Rising.

Dizziness and blurred vision due to Liver Blood Deficiency.

Night sweats from Yin Deficiency with Heat.

Flos Lonicerae
Jin Yin Hua
Fr. Forsythiae
Lian Qiao
Hb. Taraxaci
Pu Gong Ying

Swellings and abscesses.



  1. This herb can be used alone for swellings and abscesses, mashed and applied topically.
  2. It also functions to clear the brain, dredge Wind-Heat and treat headache.