Deng Xin Cao

Deng Xin Cao in TCM:

English Name: juncus, rush
Pharmacuetical Name: Medulla Junci
Properties: sweet, bland, cool
Explore the properties of Deng Xin Cao according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

Temperature: cool
Channels: LU, HT, SI
Flavors: sweet
Regulates: resolves water accumulations

Actions / Indications:
  • Promotes urination; unblocks PUD (hot PUD, scanty dark urine, edema)
  • Clears HT; eliminates irritability ( irritability; insomnia, night terrors)

    Special Notes:
  • Can be used instead of ai ye as a type of moxibustion: "deng huo jiu"
  • Charred Deng Xin Cao also helps prevent bleeding.