E Bu Shi Cao

Shop E Bu Shi Cao Forms and Sizes of Bulk Herbs Below

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Common Name:  
Centipeda Herb

Botanical Name:  Centipeda Minima Herb
Pin Yin Name: E Bu Shi Cao

E Bu Shi Cao Dosage:  Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose.
E Bu Shi Cao Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.

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E Bu Shi Cao Benefits & Information

E Bu Shi Cao is the Chinese name for centipeda herb.  Centipeda is a flowering tropical plant originating in Australia and New Zealand with species found in Asia and South America.  Centipeda (E Bu Shi Cao) is a member of the Asteracea (Daisy) family and has a long history of medicinal use for sinus health, pain relief, and reducing swelling.  In traditional folk medicine centipeda has been used for sinus infections, eye infections, cough, and other respiratory concerns. For stuffy nose, the indigenous people of Australia would often crumple centipeda leaves and sniff, causing them to sneeze and their eyes to water.  In India centipeda is used to ease toothache pain while in Chinese medicine E Bu Shi Cao (centipeda) aides with joint pain, liver health, irritated skin, blood sugar, snake bite, malaria, and opium poisoning.  

E Bu Shi Cao is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb to dispel wind, dissipate wind-cold, rid dampness, resolve toxins, rid phlegm, stop cough, and ease pain.  Research has found that components of E Bu Shi Cao promote the reduction of inflammation and reduce pain.  Another study found that E Bu Shi Cao contains three sesquiterpene lactones that fight bacterial infections.  E Bu Shi Cao supports a healthy respiratory system, promotes sinus health, and benefits joint health.

E Bu Shi Cao can be used as a tea, tincture, or compress.  E Bu Shi Cao powder is perfect to make your own filler-free E Bu Shi Cao capsules.

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E Bu Shi Cao Herb Category:  Herbs that Release the Exterior: Warm, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior
E Bu Shi Cao Properties:
  Acrid, Warm

E Bu Shi Cao Channels/Meridians:  Lung, Liver
E Bu Shi Cao Naturally Occurring Components:  Sitosterols, TaraxerolTaraxasteryl palmitateCampesterol, β-sitosterol, Tannin, Arnidiol

References
https://www.americandragon.com/Individualherbsupdate/EBuShiCao.html
https://tcmwiki.com/wiki/e-bu-shi-cao   
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23506988/#:~:text=Abstract,a%20long%20history%20in%20Taiwan.  
https://uses.plantnet-project.org/en/Centipeda_minima_(PROSEA)  
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centipeda  
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9461679/