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Fructus Silybi

Shui Fei Ji
Shui Fei Ji #

Name

Shui Fei Ji (Fructus Silybi)

  1. Shui Fei Ji
  2. 水飛薊
  3. 水飞蓟

The Effect of Fructus Silybi

Property

Bitter, cool; liver and gallbladder meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, soothe the liver and promote the secretion of bile.

Indications

chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, fatty liver, cholelithiasis and cholangitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g, or made into pills, powder or capsules.