Chinese Gentian Root
Chinese Gentian Root/ Long Dan Cao 16oz
Long Dan Cao is a traditional Chinese herb that expels damp-heat [as seen by red, yellow-coated tongue, fast pulse, fever or inflammatory symptoms including rash, itch, headache, violent anger, etc.]
Long Dan Cao supports healthy digestion, benefits wound healing, supports liver and gallbladder function, protects against oxidative stress, supports nervous system health, is a natural pain reliever, and aids the body's response to inflammation. (1stchineseherbs.com)
Clears ascending liver fire - headache, red eyes; liver wind-heat with fever, spasms, convulsions, flank pain. (yinyanghouse.com)
Chinese Gentian Root, AKA: Mausoleum, grass gentian, gentian, bitter gentian, dan grass, mountain gentian, four-leaf gentian, water gentian
The taste bitter, it is cold in effect
This product is the dried roots and rhizomes of Gentianaceae, Gentianaceae, Gentiana, Triflora, or Gentiana.
It is used to reduce liver and gallbladder fire, [inflammaiton] remove damp-heat. Cure liver hyperemia, convulsive mania, Japanese encephalitis, headache, red eyes, sore throat, jaundice, heat dysentery, carbuncle sore, scrotal pain, genital dampness, and itching.
It enters the Meridians of the Liver and Gallbladder meridian.
Dosage Oral administration: decoction, 3~6g; or into pills or powder. External use: appropriate amount, decocted and washed; or powdered and mixed.
Cautions: Do not take it on an empty stomach if the spleen and stomach are weak or nauseous and those who have no damp heat. From: https://zhongyibaike.com/