Xia Ku Cao, Common Selfheal Spike, Common Selfheal Fruit-Spike

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Xia Ku Cao, Common Selfheal Spike, Common Selfheal Fruit-Spike

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TCM Details:
Common Name: Common Selfheal Spike
Chinese Name: Xia Ku Cao 夏枯草
Latin Name: Spica Prunellae
Other Name: Common Selfheal Fruit-Spike, 夕句、乃东、燕面、麦夏枯、铁色草、棒柱头花、灯笼头、棒槌草、锣锤草、牛牯草、广谷草、棒头柱、六月干、夏枯头、大头花、灯笼草、古牛草、牛佤头、丝线吊铜钟
Origin: Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Henan Province, China
Package: Bag
Storage: Keep in cool, dry and no light place

More About This TCM (In English):
Property
Bitter and pungent; liver meridian entered.

Actions
Clear and purge liver fire, relieve toxicity and dissipate nodulation.

Indications
A. Up-flaming of liver fire
Being bitter and cold, entering liver meridian, and being liable to clear and descend, it is good for up-flaming of liver fire, manifested as blood-shot and swollen eyes, headache, and dizziess. Modern research showed that it has certain actions of lowering blood pressure. Therefore, it is often used for treating liver-heat hypertension manifested as headache, dizziness, irritability,etc.

B. Phlegm and fire combined, sores and abscesses due to heat toxin
It can clear liver and purge fire, and be used for scrofula, goiter, and hyperplasia of mammary gland caused by liver qi stagnant transformed into fire, which burning the fluids into phlegm. It has the actions of clearing heat and relieving toxicity, and can be indicated for mammary abscess, swollen sores, mumps, and red and swollen sore throat.

Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 10~15 g.

Read More Info. About It (In Chinese 中文介绍):
  夏枯草,为唇形科植物夏枯草的果穗。夏季当果穗半枯时噪下,晒干。
性味
  苦辛,寒。
归经
  入肝、胆经。
功能主治
  清肝,散结。治瘰疬,瘿瘤,乳痈,乳癌,目珠夜痛,羞明流泪,头目眩晕,口眼歪斜,筋骨疼痛,肺结核,急性黄疸型传染性肝炎,血崩,带下。
相关论述
①《本经》:"主寒热、瘰疬、鼠瘘、头疮,破症,散瘿结气,脚肿湿痹。"
②《本草衍义补遗》:"补养血脉。"
③《滇南本草》:"祛肝风,行经络,治口眼歪斜。行肝气,开肝郁,止筋骨疼痛、目珠痛,散瘰窃、周身结核。"
④《生草药性备要》:"去痰消脓,治瘰疬,清上补下,去眼膜,止痛。"
⑤《本草从新》:"治瘰疬、鼠瘘、瘿瘤、癥坚、乳痈、乳岩。"
⑥《科学的民间药草》:"有利尿杀菌作用。煎剂可洗创口,治化脓性外症,洗涤阴道,治阴户及子宫粘膜炎。"
⑦《现代实用中药》:"为利尿药,对淋病、子宫病有效;并能治高血压,能使血压下降。"

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