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Saxifrage

Hu Er Cao
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Name

Hu Er Cao (Saxifrage)

  1. Hu Er Cao
  2. Herba Saxifragae
  3. 虎耳草

The Effect of Saxifrage

Property

Bitter, pungent, cold, slightly toxic; lung, spleen and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind and clear heat, cool blood and remove toxicity.

Indications

Eczema, hemoptysis, erysipelas, pulmonary abscess, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, haemorrhoids, rubella.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice for ear drop or decocted for washing.

Cations

This product is toxic, so it cann’t be used overdosage.