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QING HAO, Artemisia annua
Parts used: Herb
Constituents: Artemisinin, a sesquiterpene lactone, essential oil and flavonoids
 
Actions Indications
Bitter tonic Stimulates the digestive juices, indigestion, dyspepsia
Anti-parasitic Malaria and other parasitical infections, systemic lupus erythematosus
Febrifuge Fevers, purpuric rashes and nosebleed
Increases immune function, jaundice, pruritis
 
Herbal extract, 20-50mL per week, 140-280mL for anti-parasite effect
Energetics: Bitter and cold
Meridians: lung, spleen, liver
Contraindications: Pregnancy
 
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