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Xuan Cao Gen

萱草根
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Name

Xuan Cao Gen (Radices Hemerocallis)

  1. 萱草根
  2. Citron Daylily
  3. Daylily Root
  4. Radices Hemerocallis

The Effect of Xuan Cao Gen

Property

Sweet, cool; spleen, lung and heart meridians entered.

Actions

Promote diuresis and cool blood.

Indications

Jaundice, nose bleeding, stranguria with turbid discharge, difficult urination, edema, morbid leucorrhea, hematochezia, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, acute mastitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~9 g, or pounded into juice. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.

Cautions

It can not be taken overdose.