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dry dampness

6 herbs

Huang Qin - taste bitter
Huang Qin - nature cold
Huang Qin - channels lu, li, gb, st
Huang Qin - functions calms the fetus. dry form: clear heat in blood and LJ wine form: clear heat in blood in UJ char form: enhance hemostasis
Huang Qin - contra deficient lu heat, cold in MJ, diarrhea, cold blood w/restless fetus
Huang Qin - counteract Mu Dan Pi, Li Lu
Huang Qin - dosage 6-15
Huang Lian - taste bitter
Huang Lian - nature cold
Huang Lian - channels HT, ST, LI, LV
Huang Lian - function ginger juice-fry form: for vomiting and heat in ST
Huang Lian - contra yin def, vomit w/sp def cold, diarrhea *prolonged use can injure ST/SP
Huang Lian - antagonize Xuan Shen, Bai Xian, Pi, Jiang Can, Ju Hua
Huang Lian - counteract Kuan Dong Hua, Niu Xi
Huang Lian - dosage 1.5-9
Huang Bai - taste bitter
Huang Bai - nature cold
Huang Bai - channels KD, UB
Huang Bai - functions drain KD fire dry dampness esp in LJ
Huang Bai - contra def SP w or w/o diarrhea
Huang Bai - dosage 3-12
Long Dan Cao - taste bitter
Long Dan Cao - nature cold
Long Dan Cao - channels LV, GB, ST
Long Dan Cao - functions drain damp-heat from LV and GB. for red eyes, sore throat, painful ear, sudden deafness. jaundice, swollen, painful genital area and vaginal discharge. drain and pacify excessive LV fire: used for HA or red eyes
Long Dan Cao - contra ST/SP def, diarrhea
Long Dan Cao - dosage 3-9
Ku Shen - taste bitter
Ku Shen -nature cold
Ku Shen - channels HT UB, LV, LI, SI
Ku Shen - functions clears damp heat, kill parasites, stop itching, promotes urination
Ku Shen - contra SP/ST def cold
Ku Shen - incompatible Li Lu (purgative)
Ku Shen - antagonize Tu Si Zi, Bei Mu
Ku Shen - dosage 3-15 (up to 30 if used topically)
Qin Pi - taste bitter
Qin Pi - nature cold
Qin Pi - channels GB, LI, LV, ST
Qin Pi - functions drains damp heat: bloody dysentric disorder drain LV fire, benefits eye, disperse wind-damp, hot type bi-syndrome disperse wind-damp: for hot type bi-syndrome
Qin Pi - contra SP def cold
Qin Pi - antagonize Wu Zhu Yu
Qin Pi - dosage 4.5-15
Created by: Denana
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