Ku Ding Cha (Broadleaf Holly Leaf)
The Effect of 苦丁茶
Sweet, bitter, cold; lung, liver and stomach meridians entered.
Dispel wind-heat, refresh oneself, promote digestion, resolve phlegm, stop dysentery and remove polydipsia.
Headache, toothache, dysentery, polydipsia due to heat disease, tinnitus, red eyes.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~9 g, or made into pills. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing or pounded for applying.
It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.