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Hu Lu Ba

Hu Lu Ba
Hu Lu Ba #

Name

Hu Lu Ba (Common Fenugreek Seed)

  1. Semen Trigonellae
  2. Common Fenugreek Seed
  3. 葫芦巴
  4. 葫蘆巴

The Effect of Hu Lu Ba

Property

Bitter, warm; kidney meridian entered.

Actions

Warm the kidney and tonify yang, dissipate cold and alleviate pain.

Indications

Impotence, spermatorrhea, abdominal distension, soreness of waist due to kidney deficiency, cold hernia, barbiers due to cold and dampness.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 4.5~9 g.

Cations

It is contraindicated in case of yin deficiency with effulgent fire.