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Xing Xiu Cai

星宿菜
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Name

Xing Xiu Cai (Fortune Loosestrife Herb)

  1. 星宿菜
  2. Herba Lysimachiae Fortunei
  3. Fortune Loosestrife Herb

The Effect of Xing Xiu Cai

Property

Bitter, astringent, neutral.

Actions

Activate blood, disperse stasis, induce diuresis and eliminate dampness.

Indications

Malaria, dysentery, jaundice, edema, scrofula, amenorrhea, rheumatic arthritis, traumatic injury, acute mastitis, swelling and pain of eyes.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.