Yinchenhao

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Drain Damp
10-DD-08

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

H Artemisiae Yinchenhao/ Yinchenhao


CHINESE : YINCHENHAO
LATIN : H Artemisiae Yinchenhao
ENGLISH : Artemisia
TRIVIAL : Artemisia

CATEGORY : Drain Damp
Properties : Bitter, acrid. Cool
Channels : Li, Sp, Gbl, St


ACTIONS
Clears heat from Li and Gbl. Releases exterior, clears Heat. Main herb for jaundice / hepatitis.
H Artemisiae Yinchenhao/Yinchenhao is "softer" and less drying than Rx Bupleurum/Chaihu.


INDICATIONS
Jaundice, due to either Damp-Heat or Damp-Cold. Heat patterns with symptoms as intermittent fever and chills, bitter taste in the mouth, stifling sensation in the chest, flank pain, dizziness, nausea and loss of appetite (Shao Yang level of the 6 Chiao's).


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Deficiency Jaundice with pale yellow skin, normal urination, soggy pulse ( Qi xu of the Middle Jiao).

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