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Si Gua Hua

丝瓜花
丝瓜花 #

Name

Si Gua Hua (Flower of Luffa)

  1. 丝瓜花
  2. 絲瓜花
  3. Flower of Luffa

The Effect of Si Gua Hua

Property

Sweet, slightly bitter, cold.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, resolve phlegm and relieve cough.

Indications

Cough caused by lung-heat, sore throat, sores and boils, haemorrhoids, nasosinusitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~9 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.