Wang Gua Gen (Japanese Snakegourd Root)
The Effect of Radix Trichosanthis Cucumeroidis
Bitter, cold; bladder, lung and heart meridians entered.
Purge heat, promote the secretion of saliva, break blood, eliminate stasis.
Difficult urination, amenorrhea, constipation caused by heat accumulation, jaundice, sores, abdominal mass, polydipsia caused by fever.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 5~9 g, or pounded into juice. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.
It is contraindicated in case of deficiency cold in the spleen ans stomach and pregnant women.