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Heat Clearing

Herbs that Clear Heat and Resolve Toxicity

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This sweet cold herb is one of the super star toxin resolving medicinals 1.Clears heat to help with sores, especially in the breast, throat and eyes. 2.External wind heat such a sore throat 3.Damp heat causing dysentery Jin Yin Hua, Flos Lonicerae Japonicae
As a bitter sister of Jin Yin Hua, which herb is great to dissolve masses, especially swollen throat (nodes, goiter, tonsils?) Lian Qiao, Fructus Forsythiae
Pu Gong Ying,Herba Taraxaci Disinhibits damp heat and is used topically for eyes, but it is especially good the disperse welling abscesses and binds for what regions of the body? Breast and Intestines
Which herb helps with painful red eyes due to liver heat, resolves toxic abscesses and snake venom? (hint: has four words in its name) Zi Hua Di Ding, Herba Violae
Which herb are gallstones of a cow? Niu Huang, Calculus Bovis
This herb is great for damp sores, swollen joints, jaundice, and discharging vaginal damp heat. Bai Xian Pi, Cortex Dictamni
Holding the record for longest name in the category, which herb is useful for sores, strangury, jaundice, and oncology, especially of the GI tract? Bai Hua She She Cao, Herba Hedyotis Sue Oldenandia
Your patient presents with ascites due to their liver cirrhosis, and has just been diagnosed with lung and esophageal cancer, on the way to your office, they were bitten by a snake. What herb will you pull from your magic bag? Ban Zhi Lian, Herba Scutellariae Barbatae
Name that herb: 1.Resolves mercury poisoning and syphilis 2. Disinhibits damp: vaginal discharge, eczema Tu Fu Ling, Rhisoma Smilacis Glabrae
Your patient comes into the office with a scorching throat and hot pneumonia settled in their lungs, what is a VERY cold herb suited to resolve their throat toxin as well as cool their blood?? Da Qing Ye, Folium Isatidis
A patient has been coming into your office to restore her very weak immune system. This week she has a very swollen throat, high fever and a headache. Because of her immunity, and its antiviral properties, you choose which herb? Ban Lan Gen,Radix Isatidis
This powdery herb cools the blood, for nosebleed and vomit, clears liver fire that is either invading the lung or leading to convulsions, and clears heat from the lung. Qing Dai, Indigo Naturalis
What extremely bitter herb would you choose if your patient has a sore throat and constipation...and pulmonary welling abscess, and damp heat? Chuan Xin Lian, Herba Andrographitis Paniculatae
This herb is an excellent choice for expelling pus and lung heat, some say it has a fishy smell. Yu Xing Cao, Herba Houttuyniae
SHE only goes to the lung, her functions are to disinhibit the throat and dispel exuberant phlegm. She Gan, Belamcanda Rhizome
This is one of the super star herbs for the throat, it is very bitter and slightly toxic...some people (me :) thinks it smells a bit like smoked jerky. Shan Dou Gen, Radix Sophorae Tonkinensis
This puffy looking herb is great for the throat, voice, cough and to stanch bleeding for vomiting of blood or nosebleed. Ma Bo, Lasiosphaera Seu Calvatia
This sour slippery herb is helpful for dysentery. Because it can cause the uterus to contract, its is contraindicated in pregnancy. Ma Chi Xian, Herba Portulacae
This fun herb has little tufts of hair, its uses span from dysentery, malaria, genital issues, stanch bleeding and disperse hemorrhoids. Bai Tou Weng, Radix Pulsatilla
THE maleria herb (also treats warts, cancer and blood dysentary) Ya Dan Zi, Fructus Bruceae
This pinwheel designed herb helps with intestinal ulcers, knocks and falls and arthritis. Da Xue Teng, Caulis Sargentodoxae
Post-op pain, blood stagnation and abscesses Bai Jiang Cao, Herba Patriniae
What cute little green beans are good as a cleansing tea to disperse summer heat, eliminate sores and resolve poisoning by ba dou and pesticides? Lu Dou, Semen Phaseoli Radiati
This pretty flower relieves toxicity for furuncles, sore throat, red eyes and itching. Ye Ju Hua, Flos Chrysanthemi Indici
This herb expels wind, invigorates the channels and benefits the breasts...it is also in the category of wind damp heat dispelling medicinals. Si Gua Luo, Fasciculus Vascularis Luffae
Sour, bitter and neutral, which herb is especially good to treat diphtheria (it also clears other toxins and invigorates the blood) Tu Niu Xi, Radix Achyranthis Terrena
A key herb for breasts: Lactation and red painful swollen breasts Lou Lu, Radix Rhapontici
Created by: ElisaDanger