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Da Ma Liao

酸模叶蓼
酸模叶蓼 #

Name

Da Ma Liao (White Smartweed)

Sources

The drug if the dried or fresh herb of Polygonum lapathifolium L. (Family Polygonaceae), growing in grooveside, fieldside or moistland along road, distributed in Northeastern China, Northern China and Shanxi, Gansu, Ningxia, Heann, Shandong, Anhui, Zhejiang, Hubei, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou and Sichuan.

  1. 大马蓼
  2. 酸模叶蓼
  3. White Smartweed

The Effect of Da Ma Liao

Property

Pungent, bitter, slightly warm.

Actions

Remove toxicity, eliminate dampness, activate blood.

Indications

Sores and boils, eczema, dyspepsia, enteritis, diarrhea, scrofulas, irregular menstruation, traumatic injury, rheumatic arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.