Ma Chi Xian (Powdered)



Ma Chi Xian (Herba Portulacae)
Properties: sour, cold, slippery
Channels: Large Intestine, Liver
Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, also good for colicky pain that persists after bowel movements (e.g. in dysentery), hot vaginal discharge. Also cools blood, clears damp-heat, stops bleeding and hot painful urinary dribbling.
Additional Notes: This is the powdered version. It can be used internally but is best used for external application such as creams and washes.