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Herba Damnacanthi

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Name

Hu Ci (Indian damnacanthus herb)

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The Effect of Herba Damnacanthi

Property

Bitter, sweet, neutral.

Actions

Expel wind, eliminate dampness, activate blood and resolve swelling.

Indications

Rheumatic arthritis, edema, traumatic injury, infantile malnutrition, jaundice, cough with phlegm and retained fluid, abdominal mass, amenorrhea, urticaria, pulmonary abscess, gout.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.