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Herba Salviae Plebeiae

Li Zhi Cao
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Li Zhi Cao (Herba Salviae Plebeiae)

  1. Li Zhi Cao
  2. 荔枝草
  3. Common Sage Herb

The Effect of Herba Salviae Plebeiae


Sweet, pungent, cool; lung and stomach meridians entered.


Cool blood and promote diuresis, remove toxicity and kill parasites.


Hematuria, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, gonorrhea, sore throat, ascites, carbuncle and swelling, hemorrhoid, hematemesis, hemoptysis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~30 g (15~60 g of fresh product), or pounded into juice. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying, or wrung for mouthwash, or decocted for washing.