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Bai Yao Zi

白药子
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Name

Bai Yao Zi (Oriental Stephania Root)

  1. 白药子
  2. Radix Stephaniae Cepharanthae
  3. 白藥子
  4. Oriental Stephania Root

The Effect of Bai Yao Zi

Property

Bitter, pungent, cool, slightly toxic; spleen, lung and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, expel wind and alleviate pain, cool blood and stop bleeding.

Indications

Sore throat, sores and boils, abdominal pain, nose bleeding, hematemesis, traumatic bleeding, diarrhea, rheumatic arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or made into pills and powder. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.