Ji Xue Cao (Asiatic Pennywort Herb)
The Effect of Herba Centellae
Bitter, pungent, cold; lung, spleen, kidney and bladder meridians entered.
Clear heat and promote diuresis, resolve swelling and remove toxicity.
Dysentery, jaundice due to damp-heat, traumatic injury, sores and boils, urine with blood, sore throat, rubella, pinkeye, scabies, hematemesis, hemoptysis, nose bleeding, urolithiasis, diarrhea due to summer-heat, abdominal pain due to eruptive disease.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~15 g (15~30 g of fresh product), or pounded into juice. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.
It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold.