Xiao Ji - Regulate Blood Herbs
HT, LV (10-15g)


Xiao Ji is Zowji the nurse!
Zowji the nurse works with hot blooded alcoholics who get themselves into bleeding fights due to their toxicity. She helps the swelling go down, and even cleans up when they pee themselves. But secretly she hates working with those stinkin' alkies and their Damp Heat in LV / GB!

Nobody listens when she tells them to be careful and stop drinking or they will develop (cc: SP and ST cold)

English Name: cirsium, cephalano, common cephalonoplos, field thistle, setose cephalanoplos
Pharmacuetical Name: Herba Cristii
Properties: sweet, cool

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
hot blooded.... bleeding cools blood; stops bleeding
toxicity... swelling relieves toxicity; relieves swelling
pee themselves... DH in LV / GB

promotes urination; Clears DH in LV / GB


      Xiao Ji Actions and Indications
  • Cools blood; stop bleeding (reckless movement of hot blood; deficient heat with blood in sputum, epistaxis, blood in the urine or stool; uterine bleeding, hematemesis or hemoptysis, bleeding from knife wounds, uterine bleeding)
  • Reduces swellings; relieves toxicity (topically or internally for sores, carbuncles, abcess, itchy rash, swellings)
  • Promotes urination; Clears DH from LV / GB (bloody lin syndrome, blood in urine, jaundice, hypertension, high cholesterol, hepatitis)
  • (cc: SP and ST cold)
  • (note: not as strong as da ji to relieve toxicity, but more effective for bloody lin or hematuria)
    Special Notes:
  • Many practitioners use Xiao Ji and Da Ji interchangeably.

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