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Chai Hu

Bupleurum | 柴胡
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SKU B0200

Ingredient: Bupleurum root (chai hu).

Mandarin: 柴胡
Pin-Yin: Chai Hu
English: Bupleurum
Korean: 시호
Romaji: Saiko
Kanji: 柴胡
Kampo: No



Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Bupleuri Radix


  • Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica (Bensky et al.)


  • Bitter, acrid, cool

Channels Entered:

  • Gallbladder, liver, pericardium, triple burner

Herb Actions:

  • Resolves lesser yang disorders
  • Spreads liver qi
  • Raises liver qi
  • Supports the circulation of blood



  • Not recommended for those when true yin has been severely damaged.
  • Not recommended for those with hyperactivity of liver yang.

Commonly Found In:

  • Bupleurum & Peony Formula, Dang Gui & Bupleurum Formula, Minor Bupleurum Formula, etc.

FUNCTIONS: Resolves surface, disperses heat, dissolves liver congestion / Shao Yang disorders, disperses stagnancy, raises yang qi.*

* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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