English Name: semiaquilegia root
Pharmaceutical Name: Radix Semiaquilegiae
Medica Category: Heat-Clearing and Toxin-Eliminating Herbs
Properties: Tian Kui Zi enters the Liver, Spleen, and Urinary Bladder channels; it is sweet and bitter in nature and cold in temperature.
The Chinese Herb Tian Kui Zi is the dried, sliced root of the semiaquilegia plant (a native of South-East Asia).
Tian Kui Zi clears heat-toxins, disperses stagnation and reduces swelling and is used specifically to dissipate hardened, infected nodules/sores created as a by-product of excess heat in the qi and blood levels of the body.