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漏芦

Lou Lu
Lou Lu #

Name

Lou Lu (Radix Rhapontici)

  1. Lou Lu
  2. Uniflower Swisscentaury Root
  3. Radix Rhapontici
  4. 漏蘆

The Effect of 漏芦

Property

Bitter, cold; stomach meridian entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity; cure abscess and dissipate nudulation; unblock meridians and promote lactation; relax tendons and unblock vessels.

Indications

Mammary abscess with swelling pain, scrofula and sores; galactostasis, distending pain of breast; arthralgia due to dampness, spasm.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~9 g. Pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.

Cations

It is contraindicated to patients with qi deficiency, sores and ulcers in flat shape, and the pregnant women.