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Herba Veronicae Anagallis-Aquaticae

 水苦荬
水苦荬 #

Name

Shui Ku Mai (Herba Veronicae Anagallis-Aquaticae)

  1. 水苦荬
  2. Watery Speedwell Herb
  3. 水苦蕒
  4. Shui Ku Mai

The Effect of Herba Veronicae Anagallis-Aquaticae

Property

Bitter, cool; lung, liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and eliminate dampness, stop bleeding and dissipate stasis.

Indications

Abnormal menstruation, traumatic injury, hernia, bloody stranguria, dysentery, cold, laryngalgia, deep-rooted boil, hemoptysis due to overexertion.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or pounded into powder for taking with water. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying or laryngeal insufflation.