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Qiao Mai

荞麦
荞麦 #

Name

Qiao Mai (Buckwheat)

  1. 荞麦
  2. 蕎麥
  3. Buckwheat

The Effect of Qiao Mai

Property

Sweet, cool; spleen, stomach and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Whet the appetite, soothe the intestines, remove food stagnation and arrest diarrhea.

Indications

Chronic diarrhea, food-denying dysentery, burns and scalds, stagnation in stomach and intestines.

Dosage and Administrations

Made into pills and powder for oral use. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.