Swallowwort Root (BaiWei)
Price (CAD) is measured in grams
Cools the Blood and clears Deficiency Heat；
Relieves toxicity and treats sores
Ying and Xue level Heat；
Yin Deficient fever；
Persistent Summertime fever in children；
Postpartum fever and recovery from febrile disease (most commonly used)；
Lingering fever as a result of warm febrile disease that injures Blood or Yin；
Hot or bloody painful urinary dysfunction, especially before or after giving birth；
Toxic sores, swollen and painful throat and snakebite (internal or topical - weak action)
This has strong cardiotonic properties and can cause overdose at 30-45g.
Don’t use as chief or deputy.
Contraindicated for those with diarrhea.
Contraindicated for those with Spleen and Stomach Deficiency Cold.
Contraindicated for those with no Heat symptoms in the Blood.
Antagonizes Rx. Astragali Huang Qi.
Antagonizes Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang.
Antagonizes Rx. Euphorbiae seu Knoxiae Da Ji.
Antagonizes Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang.
Antagonizes Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu.