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Huang Yao Zi

Huang Yao Zi
Huang Yao Zi #

Name

Huang Yao Zi (Airpotato Yam Rhizome)

  1. Rhizoma Dioscoreae Bulbiferae
  2. 黃藥子
  3. Airpotato Yam Rhizome
  4. 黄药子

The Effect of Huang Yao Zi

Property

Bitter, pungent, cool, slightly toxic; liver and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Cool blood, remove toxicity, reduce pathogenic fire and eliminate goiter.

Indications

Sores and boils, scrofula, hematemesis, nose bleeding, pharyngitis, goiter.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or soaked in wine or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cations

It shouldn’t be taken overdosage.