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Plantain Herb

Che Qian Cao
Che Qian Cao #

Name

Che Qian Cao (Plantain Herb)

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

The Effect of Plantain Herb

Property

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

Actions

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

Indications

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.