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Wei Ling Cai

Wei Ling Cai
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Wei Ling Cai (Chinese Cinquefoil Herb)

  1. Chinese Cinquefoil Herb
  2. 委陵菜
  3. Herba Potentillae Chinensis

The Effect of Wei Ling Cai


Bitter, cold; liver and large intestine meridians entered.


Clear heat and remove toxicity, cool blood and check diarrhea.


Sores and boils, bleeding due to hemorrhoids, chronic dysentery, abdominal pain due to dysentery with blood.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or pounded into powder or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing or pounded into powder for sprinkling, or pounded for applying.