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He Zi Cao

盒子草
盒子草 #

Name

He Zi Cao (Lobed Actinostemma Herb)

  1. 盒子草
  2. Herba Actinstemmatis Lobati
  3. Lobed Actinostemma Herb

The Effect of He Zi Cao

Property

Bitter, cold; kidney and bladder meridians entered.

Actions

Promote diuresis and resolve swelling, clear heat and remove toxicity.

Indications

Nephritis dropsy, edema due to ascites, snake bites, eczema.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded for applying or decocted for washing.