Schizonepeta stem – Jing Jie (Herba Schizonepetae)

jingjieSource: Jing Jie – the aerial part of the herbaceous plant, Schizonepeta tenuifolia Brig.,family Labiatae

Function: Jing Jie expels wind and relieves exterior syndrome, promotes eruption and alleviates itching.

Application: Jing Jie is used for exterior syndrome due to exogenous attack, either wind-cold or wind-heat syndrome. Jing Jie is also used for unsmooth eruption during measles, urticaria and other skin diseases. The carbonized herb is used for bleeding-syndrome.