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Cottonrose Hibiscus Leaf

芙蓉叶
芙蓉叶 #

Name

Fu Rong Ye (Cottonrose Hibiscus Leaf)

  1. 芙蓉叶
  2. Folium Hibisci Mutabilis
  3. 芙蓉葉
  4. Fu Rong Ye
  5. 木芙蓉叶

The Effect of Cottonrose Hibiscus Leaf

Property

Slightly pungent, cool; lung and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Clear lung heat and cool blood, dissipate heat and remove toxicity, resolve swelling and expel pus.

Indications

Cough due to lung heat, acute appendicitis, scrofula for oral administration; sores and boils, burns and scalds, otopyorrhea, unknown boils for external application.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying with oil or made paste.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women.