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Names for Chai Hu
Pharmaceutical: Radix Bupleuri
Botanical: Bei Chai Hu : Bupleurum chinense DC.Nan Chai Hu : Bupleurum scorzonerifolium Willd.(Umbelliferae)
Other names: Ruan Chai Hu, Ying Chai Hu
Description: Bupleurum Root.

Regulates Heat; Clears Heat; Clears Heat; Drains the Liver and resolves depression and stagnation; Raises Yang Qi; ...

Origin of chai hu
* Bei Chai Hu (north): Liaoning, Gansu, Hebei, Henan. * Nan Chai Hu (south): Hubei, Jiangsu, Sichuan.;

Preparation of chai hu
The whole plant is harvest in spring and autumn. Fibrous roots and aerial parts are removed. The root is then dried in the sun, and cut into short pieces. The root can also be stir-fried.;

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