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strongest; clears heat, esp ht and liv, calms liv and dispels wind, clear ying and xue level heat, clears heat and toxins, clears damp heat, brightens eyes, internal wind due to heat, sometimes sub goat horn
Ling Yang Jiao (antelope horn)
Dispel Wind/Stop Tremors
calms liv, clears heat, calms liver yang, dispels internal and external wind, stops spasms and convulsions, mild to regulate liv qi stasis, important herb to tx hypertensive h/a, sedative ; migraines, LQS, lots of heat – LV Heat
Gou Teng (“hook vine”)
Dispel Wind/Stop Tremors
calms liv yang, primary herb to calm internal wind, stops pain, disperses wind damp bi syndrome, internal wind phlegm, esp cold phlegm, often combined w/ heavy sedating herbs like abalone shell, tx dizziness, vertigo and h/a, expensive, used w/ gou teng, does not clear heat, sedative
Tian Ma (“heavenly hemp”)
Dispel Wind/Stop Tremors
dispels internal wind, stops pain, relieves exterior wind and stops itch, moves liv qi, anti-hypertensive, brightens eyes, good for external and internal wind affecting the head, eyes and skin
Bai Ji Li (goat heads)
Dispel Wind/Stop Tremors
calms liv yang and clears liv fire, brightens eyes, neutralizes st acid
Shi Jue Ming (abalone shell)
Dispel Wind/Stop Tremors
clears heat, dispels wind, stops spasms, opens channels and collaterals (paralysis), mildly promotes urination, antihypertensive, good for wind associated w/ heat, stops asthma and wheezing
Di Long (earthworm)
Dispel Wind/Stop Tremors
dispels internal wind and stops spasms, opens channels and collaterals, clears heat and toxins and fire poison, clears lumps and masses, good for severe cases of wind associated w/ heat
Quan Xie (scorpion)
Dispel Wind/Stop Tremors
dispels internal and external wind, dispels phlegm, dissipates lumps and nodules, mild to clear heat and toxins, clears and benefits throat, toast to increase dispel phlegm properties
Bai Jiang Can (dead stiff silk worms)