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Jin Long Dan Cao

Jin Long Dan Cao
Jin Long Dan Cao #

Name

Jin Long Dan Cao (Herba Conyzae)

  1. 金龍膽草
  2. 金龙胆草
  3. Herba Conyzae

The Effect of Jin Long Dan Cao

Property

Bitter, cold; lung and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and resolve pelegm, relieve cough and dyspnea, remove toxicity and promote diuresis, cool blood to stop bleeding.

Indications

Sore throat, traumatic hemorrhage, nose bleeding, jaundice due to dampness and heat, excessive phlegm with dyspnea, hematochezia, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, aphtha, cough due to lung-heat.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~9 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying on the affected area with fresh product, or pounded into juice for eye drop or ear drop.