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Semen Irisis

马蔺子
马蔺子 #

Name

Ma Lin Zi (Semen Irisis)

  1. 马蔺子
  2. Chinese Iris Seed
  3. Semen Iridis Chinensis
  4. Ma Lin Zi
  5. 馬藺子

The Effect of Semen Irisis

Property

Sweet, neutral; spleen and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Clear damp-heat, stop bleeding and remove toxicity.

Indications

Jaundice, nose bleeding, hematemesis, sores and boils, diarrhea, leucorrhea, pharyngitis, metrorrhagia.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9g, or made into pills and powder. . Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of dry heat. Donn’t take it overdose.