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Ku Gua Gan

苦瓜干
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鲜苦瓜
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Name

Ku Gua Gan (Momordica Charantia)

  1. 苦瓜干
  2. 苦瓜幹
  3. Momordica Charantia

The Effect of Ku Gua Gan

Property

Bitter, cold; heart, spleen and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Clear summer-heat, improve eyesight, remove toxicity.

Indications

Dysentery, sunstroke, fever due to polydypsia, swelling and pain of eyes, sores and boils, erysipelas, malignant ulcer.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g or stir-bake it into charcoal, and then pounded into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.