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Semen Phaseoli

Chi Xiao Dou
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Chi Xiao Dou (Semen Phaseoli)

  1. Chi Xiao Dou
  2. 赤豆
  3. 赤小豆
  4. 红豆
  5. 紅豆
  6. Rice Bean

The Effect of Semen Phaseoli


Sweet, sour and neutral; heart and small intestine meridians entered.


Induce diuresis and alleviate edema, remove toxin and drain pus, excrete dampness and alleviate jaundice.


Edema, downward flow of damp turbidity to the foot, stranguria, dysentery, carbuncle, abscess and swelling, jaundice.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g. Proper dosage for external application.