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Gua Zi Jin

Gua Zi Jin
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Gua Zi Jin (Herba Polygalae Japonicae)

  1. 瓜子金
  2. Herba Polygalae Japonicae
  3. Japanese Milkwort Herb

The Effect of Gua Zi Jin


Pungent, bitter, neutral; lung meridian entered.


Dispel phlegm and relieve cough, activate blood and resolve swelling, remove toxicity and alleviate pain.


Cough with excessive phlegm, sore throat; traumatic injury, sores and boils, snake and insect bites for external application.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or pounded into juice or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.