Bai Hua She She Cao


Bai Hua She She Cao in TCM:

Explore the properties of Bai Hua She She Cao according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: oldenlandia, spreading hedyotis herb
Pharmaceutical Name: Oldenlandia diffusa
Properties: slightly bitter, sweet, cold

Temperature: cold

Channels: LI, ST, SI

Flavors: sweet, bitter

Special Properties:
clears heat, eliminates toxins

Actions / Indications:
  • Strongly clears toxic heat (toxic sores / ulcerations, swelling, sore throat / intestinal abcess, used internally or topically for skin conditions; snake bite remedy)
  • Promotes urination; relieves PUD (hot PUD; damp-heat jaundice)
  • Treats cancer (treats cancer: lymphocytic and acute granulocyte leukemia; clinically used for a wide variety of cancers: bladder, skin, breast, cervical, liver, GI tract)

  • (cc: pregnancy according to some sources)