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Si Gua Zi

丝瓜子
丝瓜子 #

Name

Si Gua Zi (Luffa Seed)

  1. 丝瓜子
  2. 絲瓜子
  3. Luffa Seed

The Effect of Si Gua Zi

Property

Slightly sweet, neutral.

Actions

Clear heat and resolve phlegm, moisten dryness and expel parasites.

Indications

Constipation, ascariasis, cough with excessive phlegm.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~9 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant woman and spleen deficiency.