Dianthus ( 瞿麦 ) ...Chinese Herb...

Latin Plant Name

Dianthi

Pinyin Mandarin Name

Qu Mai

Common English Name

Dianthus

Part of Plant Used

Whole plant

Nature

Cold

Taste

Bitter

Meridians Entered

Heart, Kidneys, Small Intestine, Bladder

Common Usages

This herb is used in formulas that treat burning urine, irregular menstruation, and constipation (TCM: damp Heat conditions).

Traditional Usages and Functions

Clears heat and promotes urination; breaks up congealed Blood; promotes movement of stool.

Common Formulas Used In

Dianthus.

Processing Required

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Remarks

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Cautions in Use

Do not use during pregnancy. Do not use where there is deficient Spleen or Kidneys.



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