Japanese St. John'swort Herb
Di Er Cao (Herba Hyperici Japonici)
The Effect of Japanese St. John'swort Herb
Sweet, bitter, cool; lung, liver and kidney meridians entered.
Clear heat and promote diuresis, resolve swelling and remove toxicity.
Infectious hepatitis, febrile convulsion, diarrhea, dysentery, appendicitis, tonsillitis, infantile malnutrition, swellings, snake bites.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 15~30 g, or 30~60 g of the fresh product. Large dosage can be 90~120 g, or pounded for juice. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.