Questions and Answers - Menstrual pain and discomfort (Dysmenorrhoea)

Herbs that Clear & Relieve Summer Heat

Fx: clear heat caused by yin xu – yin damaged by exogenous heat.
Diuretic, Anti-piretic and Produce fluids = decreased thirst

Name

Functions

Taste

Channels

Contraindications

Qing Hao
(Sweet worm wood)

Reduces heat caused by yin xu
Cools blood & release summerheat
Malaria and rashes

Bitter
Pungent
Cold

LVR
GB
KD

Cold
Yin Xu
Not boiled for long

Di Gu Pi
(Wold Berry Bark)

Cools blood
Clear heat from yin xu
Clear heat from lungs

Sweet
Tasteless
Cold

LU
KD

Fever due to common cold
Weak Sp acc by diarrhea

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