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Lao Guan Cao

Lao Guan Cao
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Name

Lao Guan Cao (Geranium Wilfordii)

  1. Geranium Wilfordii
  2. Herba Geranii
  3. 老鸛草
  4. 老鹳草

The Effect of Lao Guan Cao

Property

Pungent, bitter, neutral; liver, kidney and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Expel wind and activate blood, clear heat and remove toxicity.

Indications

Traumatic injury, dysentery, sores and boils, rheumatic arthritis, muscular constriction, numbness.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or soaked in wine or made paste. Proper dosage is for external application. Pound it and saute with wine for applying, or made ointment.