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Ji Gu Cao

Ji Gu Cao
Ji Gu Cao #

Name

Ji Gu Cao (Abrus Herb)

  1. Herba Abri
  2. Abrus Herb
  3. 鸡骨草
  4. 雞骨草

The Effect of Ji Gu Cao

Property

Sweet, neutral, cool; heart, lung, stomach, liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, soothe the liver and dissipate blood stasis.

Indications

Hepatitis with jaundice, stomachache, scrofula, traumatic injury, acute mastitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with fresh product.

Cations

It is contraindicated for weak people with deficiency-cold.