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Ling Xiao Hua

Ling Xiao Hua
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Name

Ling Xiao Hua (Chinese Trumpetcreeper Flower)

  1. 紫葳
  2. Zi Wei
  3. 淩霄花
  4. Chinese Trumpetcreeper Flower
  5. 凌霄花
  6. Flos Campsis

The Effect of Ling Xiao Hua

Property

Sour, sweet, slightly cold; liver meridian entered.

Actions

Activate blood and dissipate blood stasis, cool blood and dispel wind.

Indications

Abnormal menstruation, amenorrhea, abdominal mass, pruritus, rosacea,
acne.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~6 g, or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.

Cations

It is contraindicated for qi and blood deficiency and pregnant women.