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Luo Si

螺蛳
螺蛳 #

Name

Luo Si (Spiral Shell)

  1. 螺蛳
  2. 螺螄

The Effect of Luo Si

Property

Sweet, cold; bladder meridian entered.

Actions

Clear heat, induce diuresis, improve eyesight.

Indications

Sores and boils, dysentery, diabetes, edema, jaundice, nebula, stranguria with turbid discharge, haemorrhoid.

Dosage and Administrations

Cook it for eating, or pounded into juice for drinking. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cautions

Do not eat too much.