Pinyin name: Chong Lou
Note: Chong Lou is available in the whole form or sliced, if you have a preference please let us know at time of ordering.
Aka: Zao Xiu, Qi Ye Yi Zhi Hua, Cao He Che
Source: Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology
English name: Paris Rhizome, Chinese Paris Rhizome
Botanical name: Paris polyphylla
Pharmaceutical name: Rhizoma Paridis
Properties: bitter, cool
Channels entered: liver
Chinese therapeutic actions: clears heat and eliminates toxins, reduces swelling and stops pain, and extinguishes liver wind.
This herb is available by the pound in either raw or powdered form.