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莴苣子

莴苣子
莴苣子 #

Name

Wo Ju Zi (Seed of garden lettuce)

  1. 萵苣子
  2. Seed of garden lettuce
  3. Wo Ju Zi
  4. 白苣子

The Effect of 莴苣子

Property

Bitter, cold; stomach and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Promote the secretion of lactation, induce diuresis, activate blood and dissipate stasis.

Indications

Difficult urination, traumatic injury, abrasions, swelling and pain of scrotum, hypogalactia.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g or take the powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.