Jinqiancao

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Drain Damp
10-DD-06

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

H Lysimachiae/ Jinqiancao


CHINESE : JINQIANCAO
LATIN : H Lysimachiae
ENGLISH : Desmodium
TRIVIAL : Gold money herb

CATEGORY : Drain Damp
Properties : Sweet, bland. Neutral
Channels : Bl, Gbl, Ki, Li


ACTIONS
Promotes urination, unblocks painful urinary dysfunction. Main herb for expelling stones, for Stone Lin diseases. Clears Damp Heat in Li and Gbl; might also be used for Gallbladder stones.
Reduces toxicity and swelling.


INDICATIONS
Stone Lin, Gallbladder stones. Snakebites, abscesses, traumatic injuries.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Large doses and long-term causes dizziness and/or palpitations due to depletion of potassium (chemical name: K) caused by the diuretic effect.

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