Clears summerheat: used to treat summertime fever, thirst, irritability and restlessness. May also be used to prevent heat accumulation and to prevent sunstroke. Commonly eaten as food and taken as a tea during the summer.
Clears heat toxin: use topically to treat red swollen skin sores.
Antidote: used as an antidote to poisoning, both from chemicals, and herbal overdose.
Use caution with loose stools due to Spleen/Stomach deficiency cold.