Abrus Herb

Abrus Herb is also named Ji Gu Cao, 鸡骨草, 雞骨草
Ji Gu Cao
Ji Gu Cao

Name

Ji Gu Cao (Abrus Herb)

Property

Sweet, neutral, cool; heart, lung, stomach, liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, soothe the liver and dissipate blood stasis.

Indications

Hepatitis with jaundice, stomachache, scrofula, traumatic injury, acute mastitis.

Dosage and administration

Decoct 15~30 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with fresh product.

Cations

It is contraindicated for weak people with deficiency-cold.