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Bai Hua Dan

白花丹
白花丹 #

Name

Bai Hua Dan (Whiteflower Leadword Root)

  1. 白花丹
  2. Radix Plumbaginis Zeylanicae
  3. Whiteflower Leadword Root

The Effect of Bai Hua Dan

Property

Pungent, bitter, warm, astringent, toxic.

Actions

Dispel wind, eliminate dampness, activate blood and promote the flow of qi, remove toxicity and resolve swelling.

Indications

Traumatic injury, sores and boils, scrofula, scabies, snake bites, rheumatic arthritis, amenorrhea, pruritus, hepatosplenomegaly, stomachache.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women.