Questions and Answers - Menstrual pain and discomfort (Dysmenorrhoea)

Herbs That Clear Heat & Relieve Toxicity

Relieves Toxicity: Actions:- anti-inflammatory,  anti-infectious & diuretic.

Chinese Name

Function

Taste

Channels

Contraindication

Jin Yin Hua

(Honeysuckle Flower)

W/H attack, topically application                         Lower Jiao
Clears heat & release toxins (Swelling nodules, breast, throat & eyes) Conjunctivitis
Clears D/H in lower jiao (UTI, dysentery, diarrhea)

Sweet
Cold

LU
ST
LI

 

Diarrhea due to ST/SP cold from Xu

Lian Qiao
(Forsythia Fruit)

Clear heat & release toxins                               Middle Jiao
Carbuncles & nodules, W/H attack, neck lumps

Bitter
s acrid
Cool

HT
LU
LVR/GB

Heat in blood due to yin xu
Diarrohea

Pu Gong Ying
(Dandelion Herb)

Clear heat, release toxins
Resolve damp, lactation, urination. UTI, turbid urine. Reduces abscess & dissipates nodules, breast lumps

Bitter Sweet
Cold

ST
LVR

Diarrohea

Da Qing Ye
(Isatis leaf)

Clear heat, release toxins Epidemics
Cools blood, reduces skin eruptions. (carbuncles, furuncles, High Fever)

Bitter
V Cold

HT
LU/ST

Weak / Cold SP & ST

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