Nature: sweet, cool
Enters: Heart, Liver, Spleen
Actions: Cools the blood; stops bleeding; eliminates toxicity; slightly promotes urination.
• Heat and toxicity: boils, carbuncles.
• Heat in the blood: epistaxis, hematemesis, hemoptysis, uterine bleeding, and especially hematuria.
• Not as strong as Da ji.
Hsu: Hypotensive, antibacterial.