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Long Kui

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Long Kui (Black Nightshade Herb)

  1. 龙葵
  2. Black Nightshade Herb
  3. 龍葵
  4. Herba Solani Nigri

The Effect of Long Kui


Bitter, cold; liver and kidney meridians entered.


Clear heat and remove toxicity, activate blood and resolve swelling.


Traumatic injury, difficulty in urination, dysentery, sores and boils, eczema, acute nephritis, chronic bronchitis, erysipelas, leukorrhagia, prostatitis.

Dosage and Administrations

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


It is contraindicated for deficiency of spleen and stomach.