Yang Ti (Japanese Dock Root)
The Effect of 土大黃
Bitter, cold, slightly toxic, liver, heart and large intestine meridians entered.
Clear heat and relax the bowels, promote diuresis, stop bleeding and kill parasites.
Tinea, scabies, traumatic injury, jaundice, sores, hematemesis, favus of the scalp, all kind of haemorrhage, hepatitis, functional uterine bleeding, constipation, colitis, stranguria with turbid discharge.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~15 g, or pounded into juice or made paste. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice for applying or decocted for washing.
It is contraindicated for diarrhea with eating less food and deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.