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Rohdea Japonica

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Wan Nian Qing (Rohdea Japonica)

  1. 万年青
  2. Wan Nian Qing
  3. 萬年青

The Effect of Rohdea Japonica


Bitter, slightly sweet, cold, slightly toxic; lung and heart meridians entered.


Clear heat and remove toxicity, strengthen the heart and promote diuresis, cool blood and stop bleeding.


Sore throat, sores and boils, edema, abdominal distension, hematemesis, snake and insect bites, cardiac failure, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, diphtheritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or pounded into juice or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with fresh product or pounded into juice for applying. or decocted for washing.


It is contraindicated to pregnant women. Overdosage can cause side effect.