Excerpted from Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.
- Disperses wind and clears heat: for wind-heat patterns, either from a common cold or warm pathogen disease with fever and headache.*
- Calms the Liver and clears the eyes: for red, swollen, dry, and/or painful eyes due to either wind-heat in the Liver channel or ascendant Liver yang. Also used for spots in front of the eyes, blurry vision, or dizziness due to Liver and Kidney yin deficiency.*
- Calms the Liver and extinguishes wind: for such symptoms as dizziness, headache, and deafness due to ascendant Liver yang.*
- Resolves toxicity: for toxic sores and swellings.*