Zi Hua Di Ding


Zi Hua Di Ding in TCM:

Explore the properties of Zi Hua Di Ding according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):


English Name: viola, tokyo violet herb
Pharmacuetical Name: Herba Violae
Properties: bitter, acrid, cold

Temperature: cold

Channels: HT, LV

Flavors: bitter, pungent

Special Properties:
clears heat, eliminates toxins

Actions / Indications:
  • ClearsToxic Heat (sores, deep rooted boils and other hot swellings; hot sores and abcesses especially of the head and back; intestinal abcesses, breast abcesses; red swollen eyes; swollen painful throat and ears; mumps, also effective for poisonous snake bites: internally or topically)
  • (cc: cold from deficiency)

    Special Notes:
  • Zi Hua Di Ding has anti-pyretic and anti-inflammatory effects. It is especially well known for clearing abcess and inflammation from the skin level such as acne.