San Ke Zhen (Radix Berberidis)
The Effect of Radix Berberidis
Bitter, cold, toxic; liver, stomach and large intestine meridians entered.
Clear heat and eliminate dampness, purge fire and remove toxicity.
Jaundice, sores and boils, sore throat, eczema, red eyes, discharging ear, diarrhea due to dampness and heat.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~15 g, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.
It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.