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Ling

菱角果肉
菱角果肉 #

Name

Ling (Water Caltrop)

  1. Ling Jiao
  2. Water Caltrop
  3. 菱角

The Effect of Ling

Property

Sweet, cool; spleen and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Strengthen the spleen and tonify the stomach, relieve polydipsia, remove toxicity.

Indications

Polydipsia caused by summer-heat, drunkness, dysentery, diarrhea caused by spleen-deficiency.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g or eat the raw.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of dysentery and malaria.