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Jin Qiao Mai

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Name

Jin Qiao Mai (Wild Buckwheat Rhizome)

  1. Rhizoma Fagopyri Cymosi
  2. 金蕎麥
  3. Wild Buckwheat Rhizome
  4. 金荞麦

The Effect of Jin Qiao Mai

Property

Cool, slightly pungent, astringent; lung meridian entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, activate blood and resolve carbuncle, expel wind and eliminate dampness.

Indications

Snake bites, sore throat, dysentery, traumatic injury, pulmonary abscess, cough and gasp due to lung-heat, rheumatic arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice for applying.