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韭菜

韭菜
韭菜 #

Name

Jiu Cai (Fragrant-flowered Garlic)

  1. Jiu Cai
  2. Fragrant-flowered Garlic

The Effect of 韭菜

Property

Pungent, warm; liver, stomach and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Tonify the kidney, warm the spleen and stomach, promote the flow of qi, dissipate stasis and remove toxicity.

Indications

Impotence, urine with blood, dysentery, sores and boils, traumatic injury, nose bleeding, hematemesis, gastric disorder causing nausea, abdominal pain caused by interior cold, dysphagia, chest pain, haemorrhoids, dermatitis rhus.

Dosage and Administrations

It is pounded into juice for oral taking, or made porridge. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.

Cations

It is contraindicated in case of eye disease, sores, yin deficiency with interior heat.