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Mao Dong Qing

毛冬青
毛冬青 #

Name

Mao Dong Qing (Pubescent Holly Root)

  1. 毛冬青
  2. Radix Ilicis Pubescentis
  3. Pubescent Holly Root

The Effect of Mao Dong Qing

Property

Bitter, astringent, cold; heart and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, activate blood and dredge meridians.

Indications

Burns and scalds, erysipelas, acute tonsillitis, cough and asthma due to lung-heat, cold due to wind-heat, apoplexy, hemiplegia, central retinitis, thromboangitis obliterans, swelling and aching of gum, Sores and boils, sore throat, obstruction of qi in the chest.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for applying.

Cautions

It is toxic,so avoid taking for a long time or overdose.