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Herba Cichorii

Ju Ju
Ju Ju #

Name

Ju Ju (Herba Cichorii)

  1. Ju Ju
  2. 菊苣

The Effect of Herba Cichorii

Property

Slightly bitter, salty, cold; liver and gallbladder meridians entered.

Actions

Clear liver-fire and promote the secretion of bile, strengthen the stomach and promote digestion, promote diuresis and resolve swelling.

Indications

Jaundice due to dampness and heat, stomachache, poor appetite, edema due to nephritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing.