Jing Jie (Schizonepeta Bud)


Chinese Herb: Jing Jie (Schizonepeta Bud)

Schizonepetae Tenuifolia; Schizonepetae Spica

Also called "Chinese Catnip", the pleasantly aromatic flower bud of Schizonepeta is acrid with a neutral in energy, making it versatile. This Exterior Releasing herb contributes to some Southern Kung Fu dit da recipes, and is used to stop bleeding and reduces swellings; it is also used by the non-martial artists community to treat common cold and flu symptoms, and appears in several patent and commercial products to that end.


Acrid, slightly warm

Channels Entered

Lung, Liver

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