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Hu Zi

瓠子
瓠子 #

Name

Hu Zi (Club bottle gourd fruit)

  1. 瓠子
  2. 西葫蘆
  3. Club bottle gourd fruit
  4. 西葫芦

The Effect of Hu Zi

Property

Sweet, neutral.

Actions

Induce diuresis, clear heat, relieve thrist and restlessness.

Indications

Sores, polydipsia, edema, abdominal distension.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 60~120 g of the fresh. Proper dosage is for external application. Stir-bake it into charcoal, and then pound into powder. Apply the powder on the affected area.