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Gou Wei Cao

狗尾草
狗尾草 #

Name

Gou Wei Cao (Green Bristlegrass Herb)

  1. 狗尾草
  2. Herba Setariae Viridis
  3. Green Bristlegrass Herb

The Effect of Gou Wei Cao

Property

Bland, neutral; liver and heart meridians entered.

Actions

Clear liver-fire, improve eyesight, bring down a fever and expel dampness.

Indications

Infantile malnutrition, jaundice, sores and boils, tinea, swelling and pain of eyes.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded for applying on the affected area.