Pinyin: tou gu cao

ENGLISH NAME: Garden balsam

LATIN NAME: Garden Balsam Stem

Pinyin: tou gu cao

Properties: bitter, slightly sweet and acrid, cool
Channels Entered: Liver, Spleen, Kidney

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS

1. Invigorates Blood Circulation and Breaks Blood Stasis

2. Clears Heat, Eliminates Toxins, Cools Blood, and Relieves Pain

3. Drains Damp-Heat

DOSAGE
10 to 20 grams in decoction.