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Flos Gomphrenae

千日红
千日红 #

Name

Qian Ri Hong (Flos Gomphrenae)

  1. 千日红
  2. Globeamaranth Flower
  3. Qian Ri Hong
  4. 千日紅

The Effect of Flos Gomphrenae

Property

Sweet, slightly salty, neutral; liver and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Relieve cough and asthma, clear liver and improve eyesight, remove toxicity.

Indications

Whooping cough, headache, dysentery, morbid nigh crying of babies, cough, asthma, swelling ane pain of eyes, sores and furuncle, dizziness caused by hepatic heat.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g of the flower or 15~30 g of the whole herb. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.