The Effect of 牡蒿
Bitter, cold; liver and gallbladder meridians entered.
Relieve summer-heat,bring down asthenic fever and prevent malaria.
Fever due to yin deficiency, malaria, external contraction of summer-heat, fever without sweat.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 10~15 g, double the dosage with fresh product. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded for applying with fresh product or decocted for washing.
It is contraindicated to pregnant women and weak people with deficiency-cold.