The TCM herb "qing hao" which in english is "wormwood", is categorized within the "herbs that clear and relieve summerheat" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the gall bladder, kidney and liver channels and exhibits bitter (ku) and cold (han) 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:
While it may not always be included depending on the manufacturer or herbalist making the formula, qing hao is generally included in the following 1 formula:
As noted above, qing hao is within the herbs that clear and relieve summerheat functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
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