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Ma Wei Lian

Ma Wei Lian
Ma Wei Lian #

Name

Ma Wei Lian (Meadowrue Root and Rhizome)

  1. Radix et Rhizoma Thalictri
  2. 馬尾連
  3. Meadowrue Root and Rhizome
  4. 马尾连

The Effect of Ma Wei Lian

Property

Bitter, cold; liver, heart and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and dry dampness, remove toxicity.

Indications

Dysentery, cold, sores and boils, measles, infective hepatitis, enteritis, conjunctivitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~15 g, or made into powder or electuary. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with fresh product, or decocted for washing, or made ointment.

Cations

It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.