The Effect of 馬蘭頭
Pungent, cool; liver, lung, stomach and large intestine meridians entered.
Cool blood and stop bleeding, clear heat and eliminate dampness, remove toxicity and resolve swelling.
Jaundice, cough, cold, sor throat, sores and boils, erysipelas, nose bleeding, infantile malnutrition, edema, bloody stranguria, hematemesis, traumatic bleeding, haemorrhoids, stranguria with turbid discharge, pharyngitis, metrohorrhagia, metrostaxis.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 10~30 g, or 30~60 g of the fresh product, or take the juice. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded for applying or decocted for washing.
It is contraindicated to pregnant women.