This raw Chinese herb is sold by the pound in either raw or powdered form. Please use the above "add-on" button to make your selection.
Pinyin name: Chi Xiao Dou
Aka: hong dou, ci dou, zhu xiao dou
Source: Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing
English name: phaseolus, rice bean, adzuki bean
Botanical name: phaseolus calcaratus
Pharmaceutical name: semen phaseoli
Properties: sweet, sour, neutral
Channels entered: heart, small intestine
Chinese therapeutic actions: promotes diuresis and reduces swelling, clears damp-heat, relives jaundice, eliminates toxins and drains pus
This herb is available by the pound in either raw or powdered form.