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Lian Qian Cao

Lian Qian Cao
Lian Qian Cao #

Name

Lian Qian Cao (Herba Glechomae)

  1. Longtube Ground Ivy Herb
  2. 連錢草
  3. Herba Glechomae
  4. 连钱草

The Effect of Lian Qian Cao

Property

Pungent, slightly bitter, slightly cold; liver, kidney and bladder meridians entered.

Actions

Promote diuresis and treat stranguria, clear heat and remove toxicity, eliminate stasis and resolve swelling.

Indications

Jaundice due to damp-heat,traumatic injury, sores and boils, urolithiasis, heat stranguria.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing or pounded for applying with fresh product.