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浮萍

Naming

Fu Ping
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Fu Ping (Herba Spirodelae)

  1. Fu Ping
  2. Common Ducksmeat Herb
  3. Herba Spirodelae

The Effect of 浮萍

Property

Pungent, cold; lung and bladder meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind-heat, promote eruption of measles, stop itching, induce diuresis to alleviate edema.

Indications

Common cold due to wind-heat, unsmooth eruption of urticaria and itching, edema with oliguria.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10g. Proper dosage should be used for external use. Immerse and wash with the decoction.

Cautions

Not suitable for spontaneous sweating due to exterior deficiency.