Hui Diao (Small Goosefoot)
The drug is the dried entire herb of Chenopodium serotinum L. (family Chenopodiaceae), growing in fields, waste lands or roadsides; and distributed in almost all of China.
The Effect of 灰藋
Bitter, sweet, neutral.
Clear heat and eliminate dampness, relieve itch and promote eruption.
Dysentery, diarrhea, cold due to wind-heat, decayed teeth for oral use; skin itch and measles without adequate eruption for external application.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing or pounded for applying.