The Effect of Herba Paederiae
Sweet, sour, neutral; liver, heart ,spleen and kidney meridians entered.
Dispel wind and eliminate dampness, promote digestion and dissipate food stagnation, remove toxicity and resolve swelling, activate blood and alleviate pain.
Infantile malnutrition, diarrhea, dysentery, hepatitis, jaundice, sunstroke, scrofula, cough, traumatic injury, eczema, rheumatic arthritis, snake and scorpion bites, appendicitis, unknown toxin, dermatitis, scald, abdominal distension due to food stagnation, hepatosplenomegaly, poor appetite, dropsy due to qi deficiency.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~15 g and large dosage can be 30~60 g, or socked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.