Theory

Zi Cao Groomwell Root, Lithospermum - Chinese Herbal Medicine


Zi Cao Names

  • English Name: Groomwell Root, Lithospermum
  • Pinyin Name: Zi Cao

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Functional Groupings



Zi Cao Clinical 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.


Zi Cao Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 3-9g






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