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Shui Wu Gong

水蜈蚣
水蜈蚣 #

Name

Shui Wu Gong (Shortleaf Kyllinga Herb)

  1. 水蜈蚣
  2. Herba Kyllingae
  3. Shortleaf Kyllinga Herb

The Effect of Shui Wu Gong

Property

Pungent, slightly bitter, neutral; liver and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind and remove toxicity, clear heat and promote diuresis, activate blood.

Indications

Dysentery, sores and boils, snake bites, traumatic injury, rheumatic arthritis, skin itch, jaundice, malaria, whooping cough, headache and fever due to cold, chyluria, acute bronchitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or double the dosage with fresh product. It also can be pounded into juice or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.