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Niu Jin Cao

牛筋草
牛筋草 #

Name

Niu Jin Cao (Herba Eleusines Indicae)

  1. 牛筋草
  2. Goosegrass Herb
  3. Herba Eleusines Indicae

The Effect of Niu Jin Cao

Property

Sweet, neutral; lung and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and eliminate dampness, activate blood and tonify qi.

Indications

Dysentery, icteric hepatitis, infantile malnutrition, orchitis, strain, prevention of epidemic encephalitis B.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g, or pounded into juice.