Dong Gua Zi (Chinese Waxgourd Seed)
The Effect of Semen Benincasae
Sweet, slightly cold; lung and large intestine meridians entered.
Nourish lung and resolve phlegm, cure abscess and promote diuresis.
Cough due to phlegm heat, edema, stranguria, dermatophytosis, haemorrhoids, appendicitis, pulmonary abscess.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 10~15 g or grind into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into paste for applying.