1. TCM Wiki
  2. Fiveleaf Gynostemma Herb

Fiveleaf Gynostemma Herb

Jiao Gu Lan
Jiao Gu Lan #

Name

Jiao Gu Lan (Fiveleaf Gynostemma Herb)

  1. Jiao Gu Lan
  2. Herba Gynostemmatis
  3. 絞股藍
  4. 七叶胆
  5. 绞股蓝

The Effect of Fiveleaf Gynostemma Herb

Property

Slightly sweet, bitter, cool; lung, spleen and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, stop cough and eliminate phlegm.

Indications

Restlessness, insomnia, hypertension, virus hepatitis, hyperlipidaemia, chronic bronchitis, chronic gastroenteritis, dizziness, digestive cancers.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g or make into powder, or make tea. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.