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Huang Gua

黄瓜
黄瓜 #

Name

Huang Gua (Cucumber)

  1. 黄瓜
  2. 黃瓜
  3. Cucumber

The Effect of Huang Gua

Property

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

Actions

Clear heat, induce diuresis and remove toxicity.

Indications

Scalds and burns, edema with oliguria, thrist caused by fever, sweat stain, oliguria with dark urine.

Dosage and Administrations

Cook it for eating or eat the raw, or pounded into juice for drinking. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice for applying.