BUPLEURUM ROOT C/S
Botanic Name: Bupleurum Radix Chinesis
Bupleurum (Thorowax) is a medicinal root found natively in East Asia. The Chinese name is chaihu. The leaves of the plant are long and thin and resemble fennel.
It is possible that Bupleurum, or xiaochaihutang may reduce the symptoms of various types of hepatitis and HIV. This formula should not be taken without a prescription from a licensed practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine and should not be taken for prolonged periods of time and could cause headache, dizziness and bleeding of the gums. Chaihu might slightly reduce white blood count.