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Herba Diclipterae Chinensis

狗肝菜
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Name

Gou Gan Cai (Chinese Dicliptera Herb)

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The Effect of Herba Diclipterae Chinensis

Property

Sweet, slightly bitter, cold; liver, lung and heart meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and cool blood, induce diuresis and remove toxicity.

Indications

Sores and boils, difficult urination, hematochezia, hematuria, macula caused by fever.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 30~60 g, or pounded into juice with the fresh. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded with the fresh for applying or decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of deficiency cold in the spleen and stomach.