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Black Nightshade Herb

Long Kui
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Name

Long Kui (Black Nightshade Herb)

  1. Long Kui
  2. Herba Solani Nigri
  3. 龍葵
  4. 龙葵

The Effect of Black Nightshade Herb

Property

Bitter, cold; liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, activate blood and resolve swelling.

Indications

Traumatic injury, difficulty in urination, dysentery, sores and boils, eczema, acute nephritis, chronic bronchitis, erysipelas, leukorrhagia, prostatitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.

Cations

It is contraindicated for deficiency of spleen and stomach.