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Tie Xian Cai

铁苋菜
铁苋菜 #

Name

Tie Xian Cai (Copperleaf Herb)

  1. 铁苋菜
  2. Herba Acalyphae
  3. 鐵莧菜
  4. Copperleaf Herb

The Effect of Tie Xian Cai

Property

Bitter, astringent, cool; heart and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, remove stagnation, check dysentery and stop bleeding.

Indications

Infantile malnutrition, urine with blood, nose bleeding, malaria, hepatitis, hematemesis, hematochezia, amebic dysentery, enteritis, bacillary dysentery, metrorrhagia; sores and boils, snake bites, traumatic bleeding, eczema, dermatitis for external use.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying on the affected area.