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Shui Zhen Zhu Cai

水珍珠菜
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Name

Shui Zhen Zhu Cai (Labiatae Pogostemon auricularius)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh whole herb of Pogostemon auricularius (L.) Hassk. (Family Labia tae), growing in swampy lands, and distributed in Jiangxi, Fujian, Taiwan, Guangdong, Guangxi and Yunnan of China.

  1. 水珍珠菜
  2. Labiatae Pogostemon auricularius
  3. 水毛射

The Effect of Shui Zhen Zhu Cai

Actions

Expel wind and clear heat, eliminate dampness and remove toxicity, resolve swelling and alleviate pain.

Indications

Eczema, snake bites, hernia, infantile convulsion, rheumatic arthritis, fever with common cold, ileotyphus, infantile eczema, sores.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.