Clears wind-heat and relieves heat toxin: especially for epidemic and very contagious diseases. Clears heat from both the Qi and Blood levels. Used to treat acute, virulent, contagious, epidemic disease and any wind-heat diseases with high fever and sore throat, including: measles, mumps, upper respiratory infection, pneumonia, encephalitis B, parotitis, meningitis, erysipelas, jaundice, and scarlet fever. Works especailly well to clear heat toxin in the throat, and heal mouth ulcers.
Cools the blood and clears rashes: used to treat maculae, blotches or other skin eruptions due to heat in the blood.
Clears Heat Clears Fire Toxins Clears Wind-Heat Cools the Blood Reduces Red Rashes
Spleen and Stomach deficiency cold.
9-20g. Use internally or externally.
HT, LU, ST
Da Qing Ye is traditionally used to address heat toxin and wind-heat conditions. Nowadays, it is a very common ingredient in formulations that address viral infections such as influenza.