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Radix Ardisiae Crispae

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Name

Bai Liang Jin (Crispateleaf Ardisia Root)

  1. 百两金
  2. Crispateleaf Ardisia Root
  3. 百兩金
  4. Bai Liang Jin
  5. 八爪金龙
  6. 八爪金龍

The Effect of Radix Ardisiae Crispae

Property

Bitter, pungent, cool.

Actions

Clear heat, eliminate phlegm and dampness, activate blood, remove toxicity.

Indications

Jaundice caused by damp-heat, toothache, rheumatic arthritis, dysentery, gonorrhea, swelling and pain of testicles, nephritis with edema, cough caused by lung disease, sore throat, unsmooth expectoration.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of damp-heat accumulation in the spleen and stomach.