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Ba Jiao Gen

Ba Jiao Gen
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Ba Jiao Gen (Root of Japanese Banana)

  1. 芭蕉根
  2. 芭蕉头
  3. Root of Japanese Banana
  4. 芭蕉頭

The Effect of Ba Jiao Gen


Sweet, cold; stomach, spleen and liver meridians entered.


Clear heat, relieve thrist, induce diuresis, remove toxicity.


Sores and boils, edema, barbiers, jaundice, polydipsia, erysipelas, deep-rooted boil, metrorrhagia, bloody stranguria, fever.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or 30~60 g of the fresh, or pounded into juice. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying, or decocted for mouthwash.


It is contraindicated in case of weakness in the stomach. Do not take too much.