Wu Tian – Vitex Root and Leaves – Radix et Folium Viticis Quinatae

Wu Tian

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.

What is Wu Tian?:

The Chinese Herb Wu Tian is the dried leaves and roots of vitex (Vitex Quintana).

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Wu Tian:

Wu Tian clears Lung heat and cools the blood and is used to treat cough from Lung heat with blood in the sputum (hemoptysis).