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Hua Tou Cao

铧头草
铧头草 #

Name

Hua Tou Cao (Whiteflower violet herb with root)

  1. 铧头草
  2. 鏵頭草
  3. Whiteflower violet herb with root

The Effect of Hua Tou Cao

Property

Slightly bitter, cold; large intestine, liver and heart meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, disperse stasis and resolve swelling.

Indications

Jaundice, sores and boils, scabies, stranguria with turbid discharge, nebula, acute appendicitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or 30~60 g of the fresh. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of deficiency cold.