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Flos Gomphrenae

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Qian Ri Hong (Flos Gomphrenae)

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

The Effect of Flos Gomphrenae


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


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


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.