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Gou She Cao

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Name

Gou She Cao (Kirilow Groundsel Herb)

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  2. Herba Senecionis Kirilowi
  3. Kirilow Groundsel Herb

The Effect of Gou She Cao

Property

Bitter, cold.

Actions

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

Indications

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.