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Rhizoma Alocasiae Macrorrhizae

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Name

Hai Yu (Common Alocasia Rhizome)

  1. 海芋
  2. Common Alocasia Rhizome
  3. Alocasia Macrorrhiza
  4. Hai Yu

The Effect of Rhizoma Alocasiae Macrorrhizae

Property

Pungent, cold, toxic; heart, liver, gallbladder and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, resolve swelling and dissipate nodulation.

Indications

Typhoid fever of intestine, high fever; sores and boils for external application.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded for applying with fresh product.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women and weak people.