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Da Li Hua

大理菊
大理菊 #

Name

Da Li Hua (Dahliae Tuber)

Sources

The drug is the root tuber of Dahlia pinnata Cav. (Family Compositae), originally growing in Mexico, cultivated all over China.

  1. 大理菊
  2. Dahliae Tuber
  3. 大丽花

The Effect of Da Li Hua

Property

Pungent,sweet, neutral; liver meridian entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, dissipate blood stasis and alleviate pain.

Indications

Dental caries and toothache, traumatic injury, sores and boils, mumps.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.