Baical Scullcap – Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae)

huanglianSource: Huang Qin – the root of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi, family Labiatae.

Function Huang Qin clears heat and removes dampness, purges the excessive fire and removes toxins. Huang Qin also cools the blood and stops bleeding.

Application Huang Qin is used for inflammation in the respiratory, digestive and urinary systems. Huang Qin can release cough due to lung-heat and treat diarrhoea which is due to heat and dampness. It is also used to help prevent miscarriages.