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Folium Apocyni Veneti

Luo Bu Ma Ye
Luo Bu Ma Ye #

Fresh Luo Bu Ma Ye
Fresh Luo Bu Ma Ye #

Name

Luo Bu Ma Ye (Dogbane Leaf)

  1. Luo Bu Ma Ye
  2. 羅布麻葉
  3. 罗布麻叶
  4. Dogbane Leaf

The Effect of Folium Apocyni Veneti

Property

Sweet, bitter, cool; liver meridian entered.

Actions

Clear heat and decrease blood pressure, strengthen the heart and induce diuresis.

Indications

Hypertension, heart disease, neurasthenia, abdominal distension due to hepatitis, dropsy due to nephritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g; soak in hot water as tea drinking alone.

Cations

It is contraindicated for chronic convulsion with spleen deficiency.