Pinyin Name: Xie Cao
English Name: Radix Valerianae
Other Names: Valerian Root, Ba Di Ma
Tastes: Acrid, Sweet
Origin: China, Western Asia, Europe
Health Conditions Treated with Xie Cao: Insomnia
Benefits of Xie Cao:
Xie Cao is native to Asia and Europe. It has been commonly used for sleep disorders, especially the inability to sleep. It is also used for anxiety and psychological stress.
Side Effects: Side effects can occur in some people after taking Xie Cao. It may include headache, upset stomach, dry mouth.