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Decumbent Bugle Herb

Bai Mao Xia Ku Cao
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Name

Bai Mao Xia Ku Cao (Decumbent Bugle Herb)

  1. Bai Mao Xia Ku Cao
  2. Herba Ajugae
  3. Jin Gu Cao
  4. 筋骨草
  5. 白毛夏枯草

The Effect of Decumbent Bugle Herb

Property

Bitter, sweet, cold; lung and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Relieve cough and resolve phlegm, clear heat and cool blood, resolve swelling and remove toxicity.

Indications

Trachitis, sore throat, hematemesis, hemorrhinia, dysentery, stranguria, furuncle and carbuncle, traumatic injury, deep-rooted boil.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g or 30~60 g of the fresh product, or pounded into juice. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.