Chi Xiao Dou

Chi Xiao Dou is also named Semen Phaseoli, 赤豆, 赤小豆, 红豆, 紅豆, Rice Bean
Chi Xiao Dou
Chi Xiao Dou


Chi Xiao Dou (Semen Phaseoli)


Sweet, sour and neutral; heart and small intestine meridians entered.


Induce diuresis and alleviate edema, remove toxin and drain pus, excrete dampness and alleviate jaundice.


Edema, downward flow of damp turbidity to the foot, stranguria, dysentery, carbuncle, abscess and swelling, jaundice.

Dosage and administration

Decoct 10~30 g. Proper dosage for external application.