English Name: Vitex root and leaves
Pharmaceutical Name: Radix et Folium Viticis Quinatae
Medica Category: Wind-Heat Releasing Herbs
Properties: Wu Tian enters the Lung channel; it is sweet, acrid, and bland in nature and cold in temperature.
The Chinese Herb Wu Tian is the dried leaves and roots of vitex (Vitex Quintana).
Wu Tian clears Lung heat and cools the blood and is used to treat cough from Lung heat with blood in the sputum (hemoptysis).