Che Qian Cao, also known as Plantago asiatica or Asian plantain grass, is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) herb used for its medicinal properties. Although it is not as well-known as other TCM herbs, here is some general information on its TCM uses, research, and contraindications:

TCM Uses:
1. Heat-clearing and detoxifying: Che Qian Cao is often used in TCM to clear heat and toxins from the body, particularly in conditions such as sore throat, inflammation, and infections.

2. Promoting urination: This herb is known for its diuretic properties and is used to promote urination, relieve edema, and support kidney health.

3. Digestive health: Che Qian Cao may be used for addressing digestive issues such as diarrhea, constipation, and gastrointestinal inflammation.

There is limited scientific research specifically on Che Qian Cao in TCM. However, some studies have investigated the potential health benefits of different species within the Plantago genus. These studies suggest that plantain grass may possess anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties. It is believed these properties contribute to its traditional uses in TCM.

1. Allergies: Individuals with known allergies to plantain grass or any related plants should avoid its use.

2. Individual Sensitivity: As with any herb, some individuals may be more sensitive to the effects of Che Qian Cao and may experience side effects. If any adverse reactions occur, it is recommended to discontinue use and consult with a healthcare professional.

It is always advisable to consult with a qualified TCM practitioner or healthcare professional before using Che Qian Cao or any other herbs, especially if you have underlying health conditions, are taking medications, or are pregnant or breastfeeding. They can provide personalized guidance and ensure safe and appropriate usage based on your individual circumstances.

Dosage 4 tsin
Granules 2ml Spoon
Ground Raw Herb 4ml Spoon
Whole Herb 10gm