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Da Mai

大麦
大麦 #

Name

Da Mai (Barley)

  1. 大麦
  2. Barley
  3. 大麥

The Effect of Da Mai

Property

Sweet, cool; spleen and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Strengthen the spleen, harmonize the stomach, relax the intestines, induce diuresis.

Indications

Difficult urination, diarrhea, indigestion, abdominal distension.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 30~60 g, or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.