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Ying Level Heat
Yin and BF damaged, Afternoon fever, dry mouth, skin eruptions, irritab,insomnia,delerium
T:deep red, little coat
P:Fine, thready, rapid
Tx:Clear Ht, cool blood
Blood Level Heat
High fever, skin hot, skin eruptions(purple,black),hemmorhaging,bloody stools, epistaxis,mania, coma, delerium
T:deep red/purple, no coat, red dots
P:fine, thready, rapid
Tx: Clear Ht, cool blood, Nourish Yin
Cool Blood Herbs

Fxns
Decrease fever & capillary breakage, cool blood and promote coagulation, Tx ying & blood level Ht, Tx Internal wind(tics, tremors,spasms)
Add move blood herbs when Ht causes stag.
Often combined w/ Quell fire Herbs
Cool Blood Herbs Properties
Cool, Bitter, Damage MJ and Yang
XI JIAO (Rhino Horn)

Fx
Clear H & Toxic H from Blood; Stop Bleeding; Dispel Int. W; Calm Spirit, Calm HE Fire
XI JIAO (Rhino Horn)

Tx
Febrile Disease w/ H; Ying & Bld Level H; Skin problems due to Extreme H; Hemorrhaging
XI JIAO (Rhino Horn)

Note
Strongest Hb to Clear HE-Fire & Cool Blood; Mainly used in Patent medicines
XI JIAO (Rhino Horn)

C/c
During pregnancy; NOT w/ Fu Zi
SHUI NIU JIAO "Water Cow Horn"

Fx
Clears H & Cools Blood;
SHUI NIU JIAO "Water Cow Horn"

Tx
High fever @ Ying & Bld level
SHUI NIU JIAO "Water Cow Horn"

Note
Primarily used as a substitute for Rhino Horn - weaker action, less expensive
SHUI NIU JIAO "Water Cow Horn"

C/c
MJ Def.
SHENG DI HUANG "Earth Yellow"
Raw Rehmannia

Fx
Cool Blood; Tonify KID & LIV Yin
SHENG DI HUANG "Earth Yellow"

Tx
Bld & Ying Level H; False H; HE-Fire; Diabetes
SHENG DI HUANG "Earth Yellow"

Note
Enriches Yin and Cools Bld
SHENG DI HUANG "Earth Yellow"

C/c
NOT for SP/ST Def.; Counteracts Chuan Bei Mu, Zhe Bei Mu, Cong Bai, Xie Bai
XUAN SHEN "Dark Root" Scrophularia

Fx
Clear H & Cool Blood; Mildly Tonify Yin; Detox Fire Poison & Toxins
XUAN SHEN "Dark Root"

Tx
Sore throat; Neck lumps & masses; Ying & Bld Level H; Swollen Red eyes
XUAN SHEN "Dark Root"

Note
Enriches Yin and Moistens Dryness; Resolves Toxicity
XUAN SHEN "Dark Root"

C/c
NOT w/ LiLu; slightly sticky - diff. to digest
MU DAN PI "Skin of the Peony" Moutan

Fx
Move & Cool Blood; Clear Ying & Bld Level H
MU DAN PI "Skin of the Peony"

Tx
Bld Level H; Blood Stasis; Ascending LIV Fire
MU DAN PI "Skin of the Peony"

Note
Cool Blood mover; good to Tx Blod Stasis w/ H
MU DAN PI "Skin of the Peony"

C/c
NOT during pregnancy, on pts w/ diarrhea or for Yin Def. w/ excess sweat
ZI CAO "Purple Herb" Lithospermum

Fx
Clear H & Toxins, Cool Bld; Encourage rashes to surface; Clear DH; Moisten Intestines; Promote Tissue Healing
ZI CAO "Purple Herb"

Tx
Measles, chicken pox; Toxic rashes w/ dark purple spots; DH Skin problems; Vaginal itching; Constipation; Cancer/Tumors (breast,skin)
ZI CAO "Purple Herb"

Note
Cools & Invigorates Blood & Resolves Toxicity
ZI CAO "Purple Herb"

C/c
SP/ST Def.
DI GU PI "Earth Bone Bark" Lycium Bark

Fx
Clear False H; Clear LU-H & Stop Cough; Clear H & Cool Blood
DI GU PI "Earth Bone Bark"

Tx
False H; LU-H w/ cough; Skin problems w/ swelling & redness due to H
DI GU PI "Earth Bone Bark"

Note
Cooling & Sweet - good for Def. pts
DI GU PI "Earth Bone Bark"

C/c
ST/SP Def.; Counteracts Hematite
BAI WEI "White Small" Cynanchum Bai Wei

Fx
Clear Blood H; Clear H & Toxins
BAI WEI "White Small"

Tx
Early Stage Blood H & Yin Def.; Lingering fevers
BAI WEI "White Small"

Note
Similar to Qing Hao (Clear Summer H); DON'T confuse w/ Bai Qian (Stop cough)
HUAI JIAO "Saphora Fruit"

Fx
Clear Blood H; Nourish LIV & Clear LIV-Fire; Stop Bleeding by clearing H; Moisten Intestines; Direct Qi Downward
HUAI JIAO

Tx
Blood H, esp. w/ inflamed hemorrhoids; Liver Fire; Constipation
HUAI JIAO

C/c
NOT during pregnancy; ST/SP Def.