Ma Bian Cao (European Verbena)
The Effect of European Verbena
Bitter, cool; liver and spleen meridians entered.
Clear heat and remove toxicity, activate blood and dissipate nodulation, promote diuresis and resolve swelling.
Jaundice due to damp-heat, edema, dysentery, malaria, sores and boils, abdominal mass, gonorrhea, diphtheria, pharyngitis, amenorrhea, gangrenopsis, fever due to external pathogens.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 15~30 g, 30~60 g of the fresh product, or made into pill and powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.
It is contraindicated to pregnant women.