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Herba Chenopodii Serotini

灰藋
灰藋 #

Name

Hui Diao (Small Goosefoot)

Sources

The drug is the dried entire herb of Chenopodium serotinum L. (family Chenopodiaceae), growing in fields, waste lands or roadsides; and distributed in almost all of China.

  1. 灰藋
  2. Small Goosefoot
  3. Hui Diao

The Effect of Herba Chenopodii Serotini

Property

Bitter, sweet, neutral.

Actions

Clear heat and eliminate dampness, relieve itch and promote eruption.

Indications

Dysentery, diarrhea, cold due to wind-heat, decayed teeth for oral use; skin itch and measles without adequate eruption for external application.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing or pounded for applying.