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Pu Gong Ying 蒲公英 Herba Taraxaci

English Name: dandelion, taraxacum
Property: bitter, sweet, cold
Channel: LR, ST
Part used: whole plant
Dosage: 9-30g

Category:

Actions/Indications:
1. Clears heat, eliminates toxins: toxic heat accumulation – internal abscesses, external
sores (breast, intestinal abscesses)
2. Eliminates damp-heat: jaundice
3. Promotes urination: heat dysuria

Contraindications: SP/ST deficient cold, Yin sores or carbuncles where there is no redness

Note: alternate name – Huang Hua Di Ding

 

Brand

BodyCrafters

Herbology (TCM) Chinese Medicine

Actions/Indications

Actions/Indications:
1. Clears heat, eliminates toxins: toxic heat accumulation – internal abscesses, external
sores (breast, intestinal abscesses)
2. Eliminates damp-heat: jaundice
3. Promotes urination: heat dysuria

 

Cautions

SP/ST deficient cold, Yin sores or carbuncles where there is no redness

Note

Alternate name – Huang Hua Di Ding

 

Uses

  • Medical Uses: Heat, Antitoxic, Skin Problems, Lung, Appendicitis, Sore Throat, Eyes, Complexion
  • Dandelion clears away heat, toxins and promotes diuresis.
  • Used to treat carbuncles, furuncles, lung abscess, appendicitis, sore throat, conjunctivitis and jaundice.
  • Swollen and sore throat, swelling and pain of gum, red eyes with swelling and pain
  • Some clinical trials reported positive effects about Chinese herbal treatment for chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis