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青叶胆

Qing Ye Dan
Qing Ye Dan #

Name

Qing Ye Dan (Herba Swertiae Mileensis)

  1. Qing Ye Dan
  2. Mile Swertia Herb
  3. 青葉膽
  4. Herba Swertiae Mileensis

The Effect of 青叶胆

Property

Bitter, sweet, cold; liver, gallbladder and bladder meridians entered.

Actions

Clear away liver-fire and promote the secretion of bile, clear heat and promote diuresis.

Indications

Jaundice with dark urine, hypochondriac pain, flu, malaria, hepatitis, heat stranguria, urinary tract infection.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with fresh product or decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold.