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Luo Le

罗勒
罗勒 #

Name

Luo Le (Sweet Basil herb)

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

The Effect of Luo Le

Property

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

Actions

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

Indications

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.

Cautions

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