Siegesbeckia Herb/ Xi Xian Cao 16 oz
Siegesbeckia (Xi Xian Cao): Its main functions are to clear heat and release toxins, to strengthen the sinews, and to dispel wind and dampness. (acupuncturewellnessfan.com) . . .
Damp Wind has effects similar to those of the common cold, with sore limbs, listlessness, nausea, anorexia, and diarrhea and can cause diseases like arthritis. An Endogenous Wind attacks the liver and causes dizziness, spasms, convulsions, and even coma.
Its benefits include that it can help dispel wind, reduce high blood pressure and remove toxicity. This herb is also commonly known for it's effect to unblock fallopian tubes and it's effectiveness to treat bone and muscle pain due to rheumatism.
The taste is bitter, and it is cold in effect
This product is the dry above-ground part of the Compositae plant Siegesbeckia Serrata or Sieges lanceolate.
It is used to eliminate rheumatism, strengthen bones and muscles, lower blood pressure. It has been used to cure limb paralysis, muscle and bone pain, waist and knee weakness, malaria, acute hepatitis, hypertension, boils, swollen toxin, traumatic bleeding.
It enters the Meridians of the Liver and Kidney meridians.
Dosage: Oral administration: Decoction, 9~15g, or into pills or powder. External use: decocted to wash or boil ointment. It is suitable for use when it is hot, and when it is cold. It is suitable for sores, swelling, toxin and eczema, and itching.
Cautions: Those with insufficient Yin blood should not take it.