Names Of Qing Dai


Qing Dai TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Indigo Naturalis
  • Pinyin Name: Qing Dai
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How Is Qing Dai Categorized?

Qing Dai Functional Category

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Temperature - Taste

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Our Database Has 28 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity Category

How Is Qing Dai Used Clinically?

Qing Dai Usages and Indications

  • Cools the blood - can be useful for bleeding disorders, nosebleeds, bruising/blotches at the skin level.
  • Clears heat/toxic heat - cough, particularly with yellow mucus, sore throat, mouthsores, mumps.
  • Drains liver fire/calms liver wind - convulsions, clear summerheat affecting the liver system in particular.

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Use with caution in patients with cold in the stomach and/or very deficient spleen/stomach qi.
    • Some patients may have skin allergic reactions to the herb.
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How Is Qing Dai Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Qing Dai

  • Dosage:  3-20g

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