Huang Qin is the Chinese name for Scutellaria baicalensis – a flowering plant from the family Lam...
Huang Qin is the Chinese name for Scutellaria baicalensis – a flowering plant from the family Lamiaceae, commonly known as the mint or sage family. The plant is classified as a fundamental herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The root of the plant, called Radix Scutellariae, is used for medicinal purposes. Scutellaria baicalensis is also commonly referred to as Chinese skullcap, Baikal skullcap, and scute.
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Benefits and Uses
High blood pressure
High lipid levels in the blood
Regulation of blood sugar
Various issues of the GI tract
Hardening of arteries
Several respiratory problems
Support the immune function
Flavones, such as baicalin and baicalein
In the TCM, huang qin is prized for its ability to release heat and toxins from the body. It has long been used to protect liver and improve its functioning, inflammatory diseases, respiratory infections, and some digestive and GI tract issues. It has also been used to support immune functioning.
Due to a high content of antioxidants, huang qin can help reduce the effects of oxidative stress on the body. It also has anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, antibacterial, antiviral, and liver protecting and boosting properties.
Huang means yellow Qin is an equivalent of jin. Huang Qin means golden herb.
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