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Yu Mi Xu

Yu Mi Xu
Yu Mi Xu #

Name

Yu Mi Xu (Corn Stigma)

  1. Stigma Maydis
  2. 玉米須
  3. 玉米须
  4. Corn Stigma

The Effect of Yu Mi Xu

Property

Sweet, bland, neutral; stomach, kidney, liver and gallbladder meridians entered.

Actions

Promote diuresis, purge heat, calm the liver and promote biliation.

Indications

Renal edema, hypertension, cholecystitis, gall stone, hepatitis with jaundice, diabetes, dermatophytosis, nasosinusitis, acute mastitis, hematemesis, epistaxis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 14~30 g, large dosage can be 60~90 g, or stir-bake it into charcoal and grind it into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, burnt into smoke for inhalation.

Cations

Don’t take it for healthy people.