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Dang Yao

Dang Yao
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Dang Yao (Herba Swertiae)

  1. 当药
  2. Herba Swertiae
  3. 當藥
  4. False Chinese Swertia Herb

The Effect of Dang Yao


Bitter, cold; liver, stomach and large intestine meridians entered.


Clear damp-heat and strengthen the stomach.


Diarrhea, poor appetite, hypochondriac pain, jaundice due to dampness and heat.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~12 g, or made into powder. Cut down the dosage for children. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.