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Gou She Cao (Kirilow Groundsel Herb)

  1. 狗舌草
  2. Kirilow Groundsel Herb
  3. Herba Senecionis Kirilowi

The Effect of Gou She Cao


Bitter, cold.


Clear heat and remove toxicity, promote diuresis and resolve swelling, kill parasites.


Traumatic injury, eczema, urinary tract infection, scabies, stomatitis, trichomonas vaginalis, nephritis dropsy, sores and boils.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or double the dosage with fresh product. It also can be made into pills or powder. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying with fresh product.