Names Of Niu Huang


Niu Huang TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Cattle Gallstone
  • Pinyin Name: Niu Huang
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How Is Niu Huang Categorized?

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Temperature - Taste

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Our Database Has 6 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Open Orifices Category

How Is Niu Huang Used Clinically?

Niu Huang Usages and Indications

  • Clears the heart, opens the orifices, awakens the spirit, vaporizes phlegm - delirium or coma due to wind-heat or hot diseases with hot phlegm obstructing the pericardium.
  • Clears the liver, relieves toxicity, extinguishes wind, stops tremors - spasms, tremors, convulsions with high fever due to heat entering the liver.
  • Drains heat and relieves fire toxicity - red, painful, swollen, or ulcerated throat as well as for sores, carbuncles, boils, and a wide variety of hot swellings.

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How Is Niu Huang Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Niu Huang

  • Dosage: 0.15-1g

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