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