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Lai Fu Ye

Lai Fu Ye
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Name

Lai Fu Ye (Radish Leaf)

  1. 萊菔葉
  2. Radish Leaf
  3. 莱菔叶

The Effect of Lai Fu Ye

Property

Bitter, pungent, neutral; spleen, stomach and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Promote digestion and regulate the flow of qi, resolve phlegm and stop cough, dissipate stasis and resolve swelling, clear lung-heat and relieve sore throat.

Indications

Indigestion, diarrhea, sore throat, breast swelling, hiccup, chest distension, sore throat, diarrhea, dysentery, hiccup, expectoration, qi stagnation due to food retention, swelling and pain of breast, acid regurgitation, abdominal distension, hypogalactia.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g, made into powder, or pounded into juice with fresh product. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cations

It is contraindicated for qi and blood deficiency.