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Lao Guan Cao

Lao Guan Cao
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Lao Guan Cao (Geranium Wilfordii)

  1. 老鸛草
  2. Herba Geranii
  3. Geranium Wilfordii
  4. 老鹳草

The Effect of Lao Guan Cao


Pungent, bitter, neutral; liver, kidney and spleen meridians entered.


Expel wind and activate blood, clear heat and remove toxicity.


Traumatic injury, dysentery, sores and boils, rheumatic arthritis, muscular constriction, numbness.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or soaked in wine or made paste. Proper dosage is for external application. Pound it and saute with wine for applying, or made ointment.