The TCM herb "jue ming zi (cao jue ming)" which in english is "foetid cassia seeds", is categorized within the "herbs that drain fire" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the kidney, large intestine and liver channels and exhibits bitter (ku), cool and sweet (gan) taste/temperature properties.
Dosages and preparations will vary according to each individual and the overall approach of a formula, but generally this herb has the following dosage and/or preparation guidelines:
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Jue Ming Zi (Cao Jue Ming) has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding jue ming zi (cao jue ming):
A single herb is not often thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. Jue Ming Zi (Cao Jue Ming), however, is a strong candidate to be considered when needing to influence liver yin deficiency.
Jue Ming Zi (Cao Jue Ming) may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored formula (in most cases), to influence the following conditions: constipation and/or vision problems
As noted above, jue ming zi (cao jue ming) is within the herbs that drain fire functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
(truncated intro "... very cold - for high fever, irritability, thirst, delirium associated with febrile disease. qi level or yang ming level disorders. )".
All Content 1999-2023
Chad J. Dupuis / Yin Yang House
Our Policies and Privacy Guidelines
Our Affiliated Clinics