Fu Rong – Hibiscus Root – Radix Hibisci

Fu Rong

English Name: hibiscus root

Pharmaceutical Name: Radix Hibisci

Medica Category: Heat-Clearing and Blood-Cooling Herbs

Properties: Fu Rong enters the Lung channel; it is acrid in nature and cool in temperature.

What is Fu Rong?:

The Chinese Herb Fu Rong is the dried root of hibiscus (Hibiscus Taiwanensis).

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Fu Rong:

Fu Rong enters the lung, and its cooling and dispersing qualities serve to clear the Lungs of heat and also to guide other herbs with anti-viral properties there and assist them (in formula) in clearing heat toxins out of the body.

Fu Rong enters the nasal cavities (as well as the Lung channel) and thus is effective at addressing allergic rhinitis and sinusitis that can appear along with Lung heat syndromes.