Pinyin: zi hua di ding
ENGLISH NAME: Tokyo Violet
LATIN NAME: Violae Herba
Properties: bitter, acrid, cold
Channels Entered: Heart, Liver
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
Clears Heat and Eliminates Toxins
10 to 20 grams in decoction. Fresh Zi Hua Di Ding is usually crushed into paste for topical application.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use Zi Hua Di Ding with caution on yin sores, furuncles, abscesses and lesions where there is no redness or pain.