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Yin Chen (Hao)

Capillaris | 茵陳(蒿)
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SKU C2260

Ingredient: Capillary artemisia herb (yin chen).

Mandarin: 茵陳蒿(綿)
Pin-Yin: Yin Chen (Hao)
English: Capillaris
Korean: 익지
Romaji: Inchinko
Kanji: 茵蔯蒿
Kampo: No


Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Artemisiae scopariae Herba


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


  • Bitter, slightly cold

Channels Entered:

  • Liver, spleen, gallbladder, stomach

Herb Actions:

  • Clears heat
  • Resolves dampness such as damp-heat or cold-dampness


  • Use with caution and be able to differentiate between yin jaundice and yang jaundice as this herb is appropriate for yang jaundice but not yin jaundice.


Commonly Found In:

  • Capillaris & Hoelen Five Formula, Sweet Combination, Capillaris Combination

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