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川射干

Chuan She Gan
Chuan She Gan #

Name

Chuan She Gan (Iris Tectorum Maxim)

  1. Chuan She Gan
  2. 川射幹
  3. Yuan Wei
  4. 鳶尾
  5. Iris Tectorum Maxim
  6. 鸢尾

The Effect of 川射干

Property

Pungent, bitter, cold, toxic; lung meridian entered.

Actions

Promote diuresis, remove toxicity, dissipate food stagnation and dispel blood stasis.

Indications

Food stagnation, abdominal mass, traumatic injury, anal fistula, tympanites, pyogenic infections.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g, or made into juice or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women and weak people with loose stool.