Qing Xiang Zi - Clear Heat: Drain Fire
LV (3-15g)

Qing Xiang Zi - King Jonesy
It is said that King Jonesy had sand in his eyes because he burned every single tree down to rebuild his silly Spanish Armada!

When there were no more trees left King Jonesy blamed his (cc: glaucoma) for the (cc: LV and KD yin deficiency) throughout the kingdom.

English Name: celosia argentia seed, feather cockscomb seed
Pharmacuetical Name: Semen Celosiae
Properties: bitter, cool

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
sand in his eyes superficial visual obstruction
burned every single tree down sedates LV fire


      Qing Xiang Zi Actions and Indications
  • Sedates LV fire; removes superficial visual obstruction (headache due to LV fire; wind-heat or Liver fire causing red, painful, swollen eyes, superficial visual obstruction, cataracts; modern use for hypertension)
  • (cc: dilates pupils: do not use with glaucoma)
  • (cc: Liver or KD yin deficiency)

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