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Luffa Seed

丝瓜子
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Name

Si Gua Zi (Luffa Seed)

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The Effect of Luffa Seed

Property

Slightly sweet, neutral.

Actions

Clear heat and resolve phlegm, moisten dryness and expel parasites.

Indications

Constipation, ascariasis, cough with excessive phlegm.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~9 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant woman and spleen deficiency.