Zao Xiu is also known as Herb Paris. The bitter, cold and slightly toxic herb has been used in TCM as antibiotic , anti-inflammatory agent and to treat Asian influenza A, inhibits Shigella dysenteriae, Salmonella paratyphi, relieve pain, etc., as it clears Heat, expels toxins, resolves oedema, calms pain, etc., by enhancing the functions of …