Names Of Zi Cao


Zi Cao TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Groomwell Root, Lithospermum
  • Pinyin Name: Zi Cao
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How Is Zi Cao Categorized?

Zi Cao Functional Category

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Our Database Has 9 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Cool The Blood Category

How Is Zi Cao Used Clinically?

Zi Cao Usages and Indications

  • Clears Heat, Cools the Blood, Relieves Fire Toxicity while Venting Rashes. Encourages rashes to surface, often for fire toxin with very dark purple rashes.
  • Topically. Clears damp heat, damp heat skin lesion, vaginal itching, burns.
  • Moisten Intestines, Unblock Bowels. Heat in the blood with constipation.

How Is Zi Cao Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Zi Cao

  • Dosage: 3-9g

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