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Zi Shao Hua

紫梢花
紫梢花 #

Name

Zi Shao Hua (Freshwater Sponge)

  1. 紫梢花
  2. Spongilla
  3. Freshwater Sponge

The Effect of Zi Shao Hua

Property

Sweet, warm; kidney meridian entered.

Actions

Reinforce the kidney to strengthen yang, secure essence and reduce urination.

Indications

Impotence, spermatorrhea, gonorrhea, morbid leucorrhea due to deficiency cold, urinary incontinence, eczema of scrotum.

Dosage and Administrations

Take the powder, 1.5~4.5 g, or made into pills and powder. Proper dosage is for external application. Decocted for washing the affected area.