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: Er Cha
Aka: wu die ni, hai er cha
Source: Yin Shan Zheng Yao
English name: catechu, black catechu
Botanical name: acacia catechu
Pharmaceutical name: catechu
Properties: bitter, astringent, cool
Channels entered: lung
Chinese therapeutic actions: drains dampness, absorbs seepage, generates flesh, stops bleeding, clears heat, dispels phlegm, generates fluids, stops diarrhea, relieves food stagnation in children, and promotes digestion
This herb is available by the pound in either raw or powdered form.