Qing Hao - Clear Deficient Heat
LV, GB, KD (3-9g)

Qing Hao - King How: how did he survive?
Before he found an oasis Qing Hao was so hot blooded and delirious from malarial madness that he raved for days due to the summer heat.

His wife found that (cc: postpartum fever with blood deficiency or cases of cold from SP / ST)

English Name: artemesia, sweet wormwood herb
Pharmacuetical Name: Herba Artemesiae Annuae
Properties: bitter, acrid, cold

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
oasis... hot blooded cools blood; clears deficient heat
malarial checks malarial disorders
summer heat clears summer heat


      Qing Hao Actions and Indications
  • Cools blood; Clears deficient heat (heat in blood or sequelae of febrile disease, especially for unremitting fever, night fever and morning coolness with absence of sweating; tidal fever, yin deficient heat, steaming bone disorder)
  • Checks malarial disorder; Clears heat (primary herb for malaria, alternating chills and fever)
  • Clears summer heat (summer heat manifesting as low grade fever, headache, dizziness and stifling sensation in the chest)
  • (cc: postpartum fever with blood deficiency or cases of cold from SP and ST deficiency)
    Special Notes:
  • It has been presented that anti-fungals and CCB's (calcium channel blockers) may present clinically significant herb-drug interaction with Qing Hao.

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