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Herba Potentillae Chinensis

Wei Ling Cai
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Wei Ling Cai (Chinese Cinquefoil Herb)

  1. Wei Ling Cai
  2. Chinese Cinquefoil Herb
  3. 委陵菜

The Effect of Herba Potentillae Chinensis


Bitter, cold; liver and large intestine meridians entered.


Clear heat and remove toxicity, cool blood and check diarrhea.


Sores and boils, bleeding due to hemorrhoids, chronic dysentery, abdominal pain due to dysentery with blood.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or pounded into powder or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing or pounded into powder for sprinkling, or pounded for applying.