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Lou Lu

Lou Lu
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Lou Lu (Radix Rhapontici)

  1. Uniflower Swisscentaury Root
  2. Radix Rhapontici
  3. 漏蘆
  4. 漏芦

The Effect of Lou Lu


Bitter, cold; stomach meridian entered.


Clear heat and remove toxicity; cure abscess and dissipate nudulation; unblock meridians and promote lactation; relax tendons and unblock vessels.


Mammary abscess with swelling pain, scrofula and sores; galactostasis, distending pain of breast; arthralgia due to dampness, spasm.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~9 g. Pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.


It is contraindicated to patients with qi deficiency, sores and ulcers in flat shape, and the pregnant women.