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Rose mallow root or herb

地桃花
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Name

Di Tao Hua (Root or herb of Rose Mallow)

  1. 地桃花
  2. 野桃花根
  3. 八卦草
  4. 肖梵天花根
  5. Root or herb of Rose Mallow
  6. Di Tao Hua

The Effect of Rose mallow root or herb

Property

Sweet, neutral, pungent; lung and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Expel wind and eliminate dampness, clear heat and remove toxicity.

Indications

Cold with fever, hematemesis, traumatic bleeding, edema, dysentery, stranguria, leucorrhea, sores and boils, rheumatic arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 30~60 g, or pounded into juice. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of deficiency cold.