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Xia Ku Cao (Prunella Spike, Spica Prunellae, 夏枯草)
Chinese herb

1 lb natural, authentic Xia Ku Cao bulk herb in a sealed bag.

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    Xia Ku Cao (Prunella Spike, Spica Prunellae, 夏枯草) Product Details
    What does it do?
    In the term of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM),
    Xia Ku Cao is bitter, acrid, cold.
    The channels Xia Ku Cao influences are Gall Bladder, Liver.

    In the term of TCM, Xia Ku Cao:
    1: Clears the Liver, Brightens the Eyes.
    2: Clears Heat, Dissipates Nodules.
    3: Used to treat hypertension.

    How do I use it?
    In TCM, Xia Ku Cao bulk herb is used in the daily dosage of 6 to 15 g. In most cases, bulk herbs are cooked in boiling water to make tea or soup for consumption.

    Quality Assurance

    *Xia Ku Cao bulk herb we sell is of premium quality. Our bulk Chinese herbs are mostly wild harvested but some herbs are farm grown to protect their natural habitats and meet increasing market demands. The harvests of right species at proper maturity are identified by experienced professionals, cleaned, cut or sliced, and dried. In many cases, special processing methods such as soaking with rice wine, steaming, roasting are applied as mandated by traditional Chinese medicine traditions to prepare the Chinese herbs to achieve desired properties, enhance efficacy, and reduce toxicity.


    Use single Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested. In TCM, Chinese herbs are mostly combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. You may want to search our extensive collection of patent Chinese medicine to find the formulas that utilize the herb of interest.

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