Hui Diao (Small Goosefoot)
The drug is the dried entire herb of Chenopodium serotinum L. (family Chenopodiaceae), growing in fields, waste lands or roadsides; and distributed in almost all of China.
The Effect of Small Goosefoot
Bitter, sweet, neutral.
Clear heat and eliminate dampness, relieve itch and promote eruption.
Dysentery, diarrhea, cold due to wind-heat, decayed teeth for oral use; skin itch and measles without adequate eruption for external application.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing or pounded for applying.