Deng Xin Cao


Deng Xin Cao in TCM:

Explore the properties of Deng Xin Cao according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: juncus, rush
Pharmacuetical Name: Medulla Junci
Properties: sweet, bland, cool

Temperature: cool

Channels: LU, HT, SI

Flavors: sweet

Special Properties:
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.