Begonia – Bai Jiang Cao (Herba Patriniae)

baijiangcaoSource: Bai Jiang Cao – the root and stem of Patrinia Scabiosaefolia Fisch, family Valerianceae.

Function Bai Jiang Cao – clears heat and eliminates toxins, relieves abscesses and promotes drainage of pus. Bai Jiang Cao also removes blood stasis and releives pain.

Application Bai Jiang Cao is indicated for carbuncles due to heat and abscesses of the internal organs. Bai Jiang Cao is especially effective for peri-appendicular abscesses.