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地耳草

地耳草 Di Er Cao
地耳草 Di Er Cao #

Name

Di Er Cao (Herba Hyperici Japonici)

  1. Di Er Cao
  2. 田基黄
  3. Japanese St. John'swort Herb
  4. 田基黃
  5. Tian Ji Huang
  6. Herba Hyperici Japonici

The Effect of 地耳草

Property

Sweet, bitter, cool; lung, liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and promote diuresis, resolve swelling and remove toxicity.

Indications

Infectious hepatitis, febrile convulsion, diarrhea, dysentery, appendicitis, tonsillitis, infantile malnutrition, swellings, snake bites.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or 30~60 g of the fresh product. Large dosage can be 90~120 g, or pounded for juice. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.