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Herba Polygalae Japonicae

Gua Zi Jin
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Name

Gua Zi Jin (Herba Polygalae Japonicae)

  1. Gua Zi Jin
  2. Japanese Milkwort Herb
  3. 瓜子金

The Effect of Herba Polygalae Japonicae

Property

Pungent, bitter, neutral; lung meridian entered.

Actions

Dispel phlegm and relieve cough, activate blood and resolve swelling, remove toxicity and alleviate pain.

Indications

Cough with excessive phlegm, sore throat; traumatic injury, sores and boils, snake and insect bites for external application.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or pounded into juice or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.