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千日红

千日红
千日红 #

Name

Qian Ri Hong (Flos Gomphrenae)

  1. Globeamaranth Flower
  2. Qian Ri Hong
  3. Flos Gomphrenae
  4. 千日紅

The Effect of 千日红

Property

Sweet, slightly salty, neutral; liver and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Relieve cough and asthma, clear liver and improve eyesight, remove toxicity.

Indications

Whooping cough, headache, dysentery, morbid nigh crying of babies, cough, asthma, swelling ane pain of eyes, sores and furuncle, dizziness caused by hepatic heat.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g of the flower or 15~30 g of the whole herb. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.