Jing Jie


Jing Jie in TCM:

Explore the properties of Jing Jie according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: schizonepeta, fine-leaf schizonepeta
Pharmacuetical Name: Herba Schizonepeta
Properties: acrid, slightly warm

Temperature: warm

Channels: LU, LV

Flavors: pungent

Special Properties:
disperses wind, stops bleeding

    Alternate Forms:
  • Chao Tan- To stop bleeding or vaginal discharge

Actions / Indications:
  • Releases exterior; Extinguish Wind (exterior wind-cold or wind-heat depending on which other herbs it is combined)
  • Vent rashes, alleviate itching (skin problems in initial stages: measles, wind rashes, pruritic skin eruptions, eczema)
  • Stops bleeding and vaginal discharge (best when charred for bleeding, vaginal disharge; auxilliary herb for blood in the the stool or uterine bleeding)
  • (cc: Liver wind patterns)
  • (cc: fully erupted measles or open sores)
  • (cooking: do not decoct for too long a time)

    Special Notes:
  • Pharmacologically Jing Jie has Antibiotic as well as Antipyretic and diaphoretic properties.
  • Often paired with fang feng