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Shui Fei Ji

Shui Fei Ji
Shui Fei Ji #

Name

Shui Fei Ji (Fructus Silybi)

  1. 水飛薊
  2. Fructus Silybi
  3. 水飞蓟

The Effect of Shui Fei Ji

Property

Bitter, cool; liver and gallbladder meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, soothe the liver and promote the secretion of bile.

Indications

chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, fatty liver, cholelithiasis and cholangitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g, or made into pills, powder or capsules.