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Luo Le

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Luo Le (Sweet Basil herb)

  1. 罗勒
  2. Sweet Basil herb
  3. 羅勒
  4. Herba Ocimi

The Effect of Luo Le


Pungent, sweet, warm; lung, spleen, stomach and large intestine meridians entered.


Dispel wind and promote the flow of qi, eliminate dampness and promote digestion, activate blood and remove toxicity.


Irregular menstruation, abdominal pain, eczema, snake and insect bites, traumatic injury, diarrhea, indigestion, urticaria and headache due to exogenous pathogenic factor.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~15 g, or pounded into juice, or made into pills and powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying, or decocted for washing or mouthwash.


It is contraindicated in case of qi deficiency and blood dryness.