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Plantain Herb

Che Qian Cao
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Che Qian Cao (Plantain Herb)

  1. Che Qian Cao
  2. 车前草
  3. 車前草
  4. Herba Plantaginis

The Effect of Plantain Herb


Sweet, cold; liver, kidney, lung and small intestine meridians entered.


Induce diuresis, clear heat, improve vision and dispel phlegm.


Urinary obstruction, hematuria, jaundice, edema, diarrhea, morbid leucorrhea, stranguria, swelling and pain of eye, epistaxis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, cough, ulcer of skin.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~30 g or pound into juice for oral administration, or 30~60 g of the fresh product. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded the fresh product for applying.