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 Introduction To Stellaria Root (yin chai hu)









Stellaria Root (yin chai hu)


Radix Stellariae

Properties: Sweet in flavour, slightly cold in nature, it acts on the liver and stomach channels. The properties of sweet, cool and moist can clear away blood-heat, nourish Yin and bring down heat of deficiency type. Because of its mild actions, it is the most common herb used to treat heat due to Yin-deficiency, hectic and tidal fever and infantile malnutrition syndrome.

Effects: Bringing down heat of deficiency type, treating infantile malnutrition with fever.



1. For heat due to Yin-deficiency, night sweating, hectic fever, it is used in combination with wolfberry bark, sweet wormwood and turtle shell to clear away heat of deficiency type, known as Qing Gu San (Powder of Clearing Away Heat of Deficiency Type).

2. For infantile malnutrition due to indigestion or parastic infection, leanness and abdominal distention, malnutrition with fever, it is used in combination with quisqualis fruit, picrorhiza fhizome, chicken¡¯s gizzard-skin to enhance digestion, remove stagnancy and kill intestinal parasites.


Dosage and Administration: 3-15g. 




For the convenience of customers, we offer the Stellaria Root (yin chai hu) as the  quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 6 grams.


The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.


Air ship 50 sachets of Stellaria Root (yin chai hu) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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