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Folium Hibisci Mutabilis

芙蓉叶
芙蓉叶 #

Name

Fu Rong Ye (Cottonrose Hibiscus Leaf)

  1. 芙蓉叶
  2. 芙蓉葉
  3. Cottonrose Hibiscus Leaf
  4. Fu Rong Ye
  5. 木芙蓉叶

The Effect of Folium Hibisci Mutabilis

Property

Slightly pungent, cool; lung and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Clear lung heat and cool blood, dissipate heat and remove toxicity, resolve swelling and expel pus.

Indications

Cough due to lung heat, acute appendicitis, scrofula for oral administration; sores and boils, burns and scalds, otopyorrhea, unknown boils for external application.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying with oil or made paste.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women.