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Wu Lian Mei

乌蔹莓
乌蔹莓 #

Name

Wu Lian Mei (Japanese Cayratia Herb)

  1. 乌蔹莓
  2. Herba Cayatiae Japonicae
  3. 烏蘞莓
  4. Japanese Cayratia Herb

The Effect of Wu Lian Mei

Property

Bitter, sour, cold; liver, heart and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and eliminate dampness, remove toxicity and resolve swelling.

Indications

Sores and boils, urine with blood, gonorrhea, jaundice, dysentery, rheumatic arthritis, erysipelas, mumps, deep-rooted boil, Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded for applying.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or soaked in wine or pounded into juice for drinking.