Qing Hao - Woomwood - Sweet Annie - TCM Herb Pictures
Questions or comments…
Also Known As:
Annual Mugwort, Annual
Wormwood, Artemisinin, Chinese Wormwood, Ching-hao, Qing Hao, Qinghao,
Qinghaosu, Sweet Wormwood. Artemisia annua.
Qing Hao Properties: BITTER - COLD Dosage: 3 – 9g.
-clear summer heat – fever, headache, dizzy, stifling sensation in chest
-clear deficient fever – unremitting fever with no sweating
-cool blood, stop bleeding – purpuric rash, nosebleed
-malarial disorders – alternating fever and chills
Also Used For:
Orally, Qing Hao/Sweet Annie is used for
dysentery, dyspepsia, fever (antipyretic), jaundice, night-sweats,
scabies, tuberculosis, cryptosporidiosis in people with AIDS, preventing
pneumocystis carinii infections in people with AIDS, psoriasis,
systemic lupus erythematosus and other auto-immune disorders, bacterial
and fungal infections, malaria, inflammatory conditions, anorexia,
circulatory disorders, common cold, constipation, gallbladder disorders,
gastritis, nematode infestation, painful menstruation, and rheumatism.
© tcm.health-info.org 2002