Gong Lao Mu (Leatherleaf Mahonia Stem)
The Effect of Chinese Mahonia Stem
Bitter, cold; liver, stomach and large intestine meridians entered.
Clear heat and eliminate dampness, purge fire and remove toxicity.
Jaundice, sores and boils, dysentery, icteric hepatitis, toothache due to stomach fire, diarrhea due to damp-heat, swelling and pain of eyes.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 5~10 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.
It is contraindicated in case of deficiency cold.