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Discolor cinquefoil herb

Fan Bai Cao
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Name

Fan Bai Cao (Discolor cinquefoil herb)

  1. Fan Bai Cao
  2. Herba Potentillae Discoloris
  3. 翻白草

The Effect of Discolor cinquefoil herb

Property

Sweet, bitter, neutral.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, stop bleeding and resolve swelling.

Indications

Scrofula, sores and boils, dysentery, malaria, pulmonary abscess, hematemesis, hemoptysis, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with fresh product or decocted for washing.

Cations

It is contraindicated in case of yang-deficiency with cold or cold-deficiency in spleen and stomach.