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Caulis et Folium Lactucae Sativae

白苣
白苣 #

Name

Bai Ju (Garden lettuce stem and leaf)

  1. 白苣
  2. Garden lettuce stem and leaf
  3. Stem and leaf of garden lettuce
  4. 生菜
  5. Sheng Cai
  6. Bai Ju

The Effect of Caulis et Folium Lactucae Sativae

Property

Bitter, cold; stomach and intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, relieve thirst.

Indications

Sores and swelling caused by heat-toxin, thirst.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 30~60 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice for applying.

Cautions

It is forbidden eating after birth.