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Shui Zhen Zhu Cai

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Shui Zhen Zhu Cai (Labiatae Pogostemon auricularius)


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. 水毛射
  3. Labiatae Pogostemon auricularius

The Effect of Shui Zhen Zhu Cai


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


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.