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Gui Zhen Cao

鬼针草
鬼针草 #

Name

Gui Zhen Cao (Sticktight)

  1. 鬼针草
  2. 鬼針草
  3. Sticktight

The Effect of Gui Zhen Cao

Property

Bitter, neutral; liver, spleen and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, activate blood and dissipate blood stasis.

Indications

Sore throat, traumatic injury, acute appendicitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or double the dosage with fresh product, or pounded into juice. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded for applying or decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women.