Lao Guan Cao

Lao Guan Cao is also named 老鹳草, Geranium Wilfordii, Herba Geranii
Lao Guan Cao
Lao Guan Cao
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Name

Lao Guan Cao (Geranium Wilfordii)

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 administration

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.