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Herba Aeschynomenes Indicae

合萌
合萌 #

Name

He Meng (Common Aeschynomene Herb)

  1. 合萌
  2. Common Aeschynomene Herb
  3. He Meng
  4. Tian Zao Jiao
  5. 田皂角

The Effect of Herba Aeschynomenes Indicae

Property

Sweet, bitter, cold; lung and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and eliminate dampness, dispel wind and improve vision, promote lactation.

Indications

Heat stranguria, bloody stranguria, swelling and pain of eyes, rheumatic arthritis, sores and boils, night blindness, nebula, edema, diarrhea, oligogalactia.

Dosage and Administrations

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