Chinese Thoroughwax, Chai Hu, Chai Hu (Chinese), Hare's Ear Root
Alterative, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiviral, Carminative, Chi
Tonic, Choleretic, Diaphoretic, Febrifuge, Hepatoprotective, Muscle
Bloating, Cancer, Capillary Weakness, Fatigue, Fever, Flatulence,
Hemorrhoids, Hepatitis, Liver Stagnation, Malaria, Pain, Premenstrual
strengthens the stomach and intestines and promotes blood circulation to
the liver. As it warms the torso, it draws fresh chi into the upper body
parts and tonifies the leg muscles. Bupleurum improves adrenal function
and benefits respiratory congestion and coughs. It stimulates the
natural production of corticosteroids, thus relieving inflammation. It
has long been used in Oriental Medicine to improve conditions that begin
on the surface, yet linger for a long time.
Pungent, Bitter, Cool.
bupleurumol, triterpene glycosides (saikosides), saponins, flavonoids (rutin).
: Contains sulfites. Avoid in cases of heat such as fever and headache,
red irritated eyes, high blood pressure. Long term use may cause