Cheqianzi

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Drain Damp
10-DD-09

Fuling / Yiyiren / Mutong / Qumai / Beixie / Jinqiancao / Zexie / Yinchenhao / Cheqianzi

S Plantaginis/ Cheqianzi


CHINESE : CHEQIANZI
LATIN : S Plantaginis
ENGLISH : Plantago
TRIVIAL : Before the cart seeds

CATEGORY : Drain Damp
Properties : Sweet. Cold
Channels : Bl, Ki, Li, Lu


ACTIONS
Promotes urination, clears Heat. Promotes urination to solidify stools. General diuretic.
Clears the eyes. Expels Phlegm, stops cough.


INDICATIONS
Edema or Painful Urinary Diseases (PUD) due to Dampness, diarrhea due to Damp-Heat or Damp-SummerHeat. Clears the eyes in relation to Li and Ki Xu or Heat in Li meridian. Lu Heat induced cough with copious sputum.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
During pregnancy.
Caution in cases of: exhausted Yang Qi, spermatorrhea due to Ki xu, exhaustion from overwork.

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