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Herba Kummerowiae Striatae

鸡眼草
鸡眼草 #

Name

Ji Yan Cao (Japan Clover Herb)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh whole herb of Kummerowia stipulacea (Maxim.) Makino (Family Leguminosae), growing on mountain slopes, on hillsides, along roadsides, in fields, near forests, or on grass lands along rivers, and distributed in Northeast China, North China, East China, Hunan and Hubei.

  1. 鸡眼草
  2. 雞眼草
  3. Japan Clover Herb
  4. Ji Yan Cao

The Effect of Herba Kummerowiae Striatae

Property

Slightly bitter, cool; liver, spleen, lung and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, strengthen the spleen and promote diuresis.

Indications

Malaria, dysentery, heat stranguria, vomiting and diarrhea due to summer-heat and dampness, fever, infective hepatitis, gonorrhea.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded for applying.