Shui Hong Hua Zi (Fructus Polygoni Orientalis)
The Effect of Prince’s-Feather Fruit
Salty, cool; liver and spleen meridians entered.
Dissipate blood stasis and break stagnation, tonify the spleen and promote diuresis.
Scrofula, sores and boils, stomachache, abdominal mass, abdominal distension, poor appetite, ascites, acute conjunctivitis.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~10 g, pounded into powder or made into paste or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, made ointment or pounded for applying.
It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.