One pound, 454 grams, of Andrographis Paniculata Herb in cut pieces. This plant is also sometimes known as Green Chiretta or kariyat. The Pin Yin name is Chuan Xin Lian. Andrographis Paniculata; Herba is the Botanical Name. Cut herbs are generally very good for steeping into a tea or boiling in a decoction, but this herb is extremely bitter. Because of the terrible taste, this cut herb may be more easily consumed as a liquid extract or tincture. Andrographis herb is a cold and very bitter herb that has been used for centuries in Traditional Medicine to Clear Heat and Resolve Toxicity. This includes a wide variety of heat disorders, for example: heat in the lungs, throat, or urinary tract. The bitterness helps dry damp-heat in the intestines. The powder can be used externally on the skin. Andrographis has a broad scope of benefits and is appreciated for being able to clear heat toxins from practically anywhere in the body. Andrographis enters the Large Intestine, Lung, Small Intestine, and Stomach Channels. Andrographis is discussed in the book Healing Lyme, by Stephen Buhner. This is an authentic nuherbs Brand registered trademark product. It will come in a factory sealed package with genuine Nuherbs labeling, as shown in the photo. Origin: China.