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Li Yu

鲤鱼
鲤鱼 #

Name

Li Yu (Carp)

  1. 鲤鱼
  2. Cyprinus carpio
  3. 鯉魚
  4. Carp

The Effect of Li Yu

Property

Sweet, neutral; spleen and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Induce diuresis and resolve swelling, direct qi downward and promote the secretion of lactation.

Indications

Edema, jaundice, barbiers, cough with reversed flow of qi, hypogalactia.

Dosage and Administrations

cook it for eating. Proper dosage is for external application. Stir-bake it into charcoal and then pound into powder. Apply the powder on the affected area.