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Herba Lycopi

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Name

Ze Lan (Herba Lycopi)

  1. Ze Lan
  2. 澤蘭
  3. 泽兰
  4. Hiraute Shiny Bugleweed Herb

The Effect of Herba Lycopi

Property

Pungent, bitter, slightly warm; liver and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Activate blood and dispel blood stasis, promote diuresis and resolve swelling.

Indications

Abdominal mass, traumatic injury, incised wound, sores and boils, amenorrhea, abdominal pain due to blood stasis after delivery, dropsy of body and face.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~12 g, or made into pill and powder. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing or pounded for applying with fresh product.

Cations

It is contraindicated to people without blood stasis.