Huangqin

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Clear Heat, dry Dampness
15-CHDD-01

Huangqin / Huanglian / Huangbai / Longdancao

Rx Scutellariae Baicalensis/ Huangqin


CHINESE : HUANGQIN
LATIN : Rx Scutellariae Baicalensis
ENGLISH : Scutellaria
TRIVIAL : Skullcap / Scute

CATEGORY : Clear Heat, Dry Dampness
Properties : Bitter. Cold
Channels : Gbl, LI, Lu, St


ACTIONS
Clears Heat, drains Fire, especially in the Upper Jiao. Clears Heat, dries Dampness; major herb for Damp-Heat in St or Intestines. Stops bleeding. Calms the fetus. Drains Heat in the Li-channel. Non-Physical: makes the Li more mellow, cools the Li.


INDICATIONS
Heat in Upper Jiao; Heat in Lu, nose, (sore) throat; (Huangqin is not an expectorant). Damp-Heat diarrhea, sticky, foul smelling diarrhea. Heat Li gynecology, Li Fire rising, Heat sensation during menstruation, too much uterine bleeding, Heat flushes related to Gbl/Li.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Heat from xu in the Lu. Cold diarrhea, any Cold in the Middle Jiao. Cold in Xue.
Counteracts C Moutan Radicis/Mudanpi, Rh et Rx Veratri/Lilu.


FORMULAS
Ding Chuan Tang
An Gong Niu Huang Wan

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