The Effect of Water chestnut
Sweet, cold; lung and stomach meridians entered.
Clear heat and promote the secretion of body fluid, resolve phlegm and promote digestion.
Diabetes, jaundice, indigestion, dysentery, hot eyes, sore throat, heat stranguria, cough due to phlegm-heat, excrescence.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 60~120 g or take the juice, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or eye drops.
It is contraindicated in case of deficiency cold and blood deficiency.