INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Pharmaceutical Latin: Herba Lippiae
Common English: Lippia
Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Acrid
Bitter
Cool
(Neutral)
Slightly Toxic
Liver
Kidney
(Lung)
(Heart)
(Small Intestine)
6-15g
Fresh: 30-60g
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Clears Heat, reduces inflammation and regulates menstruation

Gynecological disorders

Expels Wind, removes toxin and disperses swelling

Carbuncles, sore throat, tonsillitis, ulcerative gingivitis

Diarrhea due to Heat

Gonorrhea, herpes zoster

CONTRAINDICATIONS
INCOMPATIBILITIES
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

Drive out stasis in the Lower Abdomen Decoction
Shao Fu Zhu Yu Tang

Flos Celosiae Cristatae
Ji Guan Hua
Hb. Portulacae
Ma Chi Xian

Hb. Pteris
Feng Wei Cao
Hb. Verbenae
Ma Bian Cao
Flos Carthami
Hong Hua
Cx. Moutan
Mu Dan Pi
Sm. Persicae
Tao Ren
Rx. Paeoniae Rubra
Chi Shao
(Gentianae Decoction to Drain the Liver)
(Long Dan xie Gan Tang)

Irregular menstruation amenor-rhea or dysmenorrhea due to Heat and Blood Stagnation in the Lower Jiao

White discharge

Infertility due to chronic inflam-mation of the pelvic cavity

Hb. Pteris
Feng Wei Cao

Hb. Leonuri
Yi Mu Cao
(Eight-Herb Powder for Rectification)
(Ba Zheng San)

Fol. Isatidis
Da Qing Ye
Lasiosphaera/Calvatia
Ma Bo

Hb. Rostellulariae
Shu Wei Huang

 

Gonorrhea

Tonsillitis, parotitis,

Upper respiratory infection

Toxic swelling

 

  1. For herpes zoster, apply this herb topically as a powder.