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Dampness Eliminating Herbs

CAPILLARIS [茵陳蒿, YIN CHEN HAO]

Name : Capillaris Chinese Name : 茵陳蒿 Latin Name : Herba Artemisiae Capillaris Overview This herb is the dried plant of Artemisia scoparia Waldst. et Kit. Or A. capillaries Thunb. of the family Compostiae. It is mainly grown in the Shaanxi, Anhui, and Shanxi provinces of China. It is collected ...

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PORIA [茯苓, FU LING]

Name : Poria or Hoelen Chinese Name : 茯苓 Latin Name : Poria Cocoa Overview This herb is the sclerotium of fungus Poria cocos (Schow) Wolf. of the family Polyporaceae, produced mainly in the Anhui and Yunnan provinces of China. Poria with a reddish  inner surface are called red poria; those ...

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LYSIMACHIA [金钱草, JIN QIAN CAO]

Name : Lysimachia Chinese Name : 金钱草 Latin Name : Herba Lysimachiae Overview This herb is the dried whole plant of Lysimachia christinae Hance of the family Primulaceae. It is grown mainly in the areas of Sichuan, Zhejiang, and other provinces of southern China. The plant produced in the Sichuan ...

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WHITE ATRACTYLODES [白朮, BAI ZHU]

Name : White Atractylodes Chinese Name : 白朮 Latin Name : Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephala Overview This herb is the rhizome of Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz. of the family Compositae. It is grown mainly in the Zhejiang province of China but it also cultivated in the provinces of Hubei, Hunan, Fujian, Anhui, and Jiangxi. ...

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