Qing Xiang Zi (Celosia Seeds) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Celosia Seeds
  • Pinyin Name:  Qing Xiang Zi
  • Drains liver fire, clears wind heat, improves vision - either wind-heat or liver fire causing red, painful eyes, superficial visual obstruction, and cataracts (stronger effect than Mi Meng Hua for excess fire).
  • Impaired, blurred vision - combine with Jue Ming Zi and Mi Meng Hua.
  • Hypertension due to liver yang rising.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Drain Fire

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 3-15g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Liver

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Sweet (Gan) ◦ Cool

    Contraindication Notes:
    • Avoid in patients with glaucoma.
    • Avoid with liver and/or kidney deficiency.
    Staff Notes:


    Herbal Formulas Which Include Qing Xiang Zi

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