Pinyin Name: Huang Qin
English Name: Scutellaria Baicalensis
Other Names: Chinese Skullcap, Baical Skullcap Root, Scutellariae Radix
Origin: Hebei, Shanxi and Inner Mongolia in China
Benefits of Huang Qin:
Huang Qin is native to China, Korea and Mongolia. It is harvested in spring and autumn. Benefits of Huang Qin include reducing fever, lowering blood pressure, protecting liver function. It can also be used to fight tumors.
Side Effects: Side effects can occur in some people after taking Huang Qin. It may include irregular heartbeat, anxiety, drowsiness.
Common TCM Herbal Formulas with Huang Qin:
Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang, Bao Yin Jian, Da Huang Tang, Huang Lian Jie Du Tang, Qing Jin Wan.