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Wan Nian Qing

万年青
万年青 #

Name

Wan Nian Qing (Rohdea Japonica)

  1. 万年青
  2. 萬年青
  3. Rohdea Japonica

The Effect of Wan Nian Qing

Property

Bitter, slightly sweet, cold, slightly toxic; lung and heart meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, strengthen the heart and promote diuresis, cool blood and stop bleeding.

Indications

Sore throat, sores and boils, edema, abdominal distension, hematemesis, snake and insect bites, cardiac failure, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, diphtheritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or pounded into juice or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with fresh product or pounded into juice for applying. or decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women. Overdosage can cause side effect.