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Herba Geranii

Lao Guan Cao
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Name

Lao Guan Cao (Geranium Wilfordii)

  1. Lao Guan Cao
  2. 老鸛草
  3. Geranium Wilfordii
  4. 老鹳草

The Effect of Herba Geranii

Property

Pungent, bitter, neutral; liver, kidney and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Expel wind and activate blood, clear heat and remove toxicity.

Indications

Traumatic injury, dysentery, sores and boils, rheumatic arthritis, muscular constriction, numbness.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or soaked in wine or made paste. Proper dosage is for external application. Pound it and saute with wine for applying, or made ointment.