The Effect of Cortex Hibisci
Bitter, sweet, cool; large intestine, liver and spleen meridians entered.
Clear heat and eliminate dampness, kill parasites and relieve itching.
Diarrhea due to damp-heat, hematochezia, leucorrhea with reddish discharge, haemorrhoids, rectocele, scabies, eczema of scrotum, trichomonas vaginalis.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~9 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Soaked in wine for applying or decocted for washing.
It is contraindicated in case of deficiency of spleen and stomach, and people without damp-heat.