Root is the dried root of Scrophularia ningpoensis Hemsl
To reduce heat from blood, to nourish yin,
to quench fire, and to counteract toxicity.
Febrile diseases with impairment of yin manifested
by deep red tongue and dire thirst, or with eruptions; constipation
due to imparment of body fluid; phthisis with cough; conjunctivitis,
sore throat, scrofula, diphtheria, boils and sores.
Incompatible with Rhizoma et Radix Veratri.