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Japanese Buttercup Herb

毛茛
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Name

Mao Gen (Japanese Buttercup Herb)

  1. 毛茛
  2. Mao Gen
  3. Herba Ranunculi Jponici

The Effect of Japanese Buttercup Herb

Property

Pungent, warm, toxic; liver, gallbladder, heart and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Alleviate pain, treat jaundice, relieve asthma, prevent malaria, remove nebula.

Indications

Malaria, carbuncle, sores and boils, jaundice, toothache, scabies, stomachache, rheumatic arthritis, migraine, eyes inflammation, tuberculous arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is toxic, so it is for external application. It is contraindicated in case of injured skin, dermal hypersensitivity and pregnant women.