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Introduction To Lysimachia (jin qian cao)  


 

 

 

 

Lysimachia (jin qian cao)  

Herba Lysimachiae

Properties: The herb is sweet and salty in flavour, and slightly cold in nature. It acts on the liver, gallbladder, kidney and urinary bladder channels. Being sweet and tasteless for inducing diuresis and excreting dampness, salty for softening hard masses, and slightly cold for clearing heat, the herb can eliminate damp-heat, treat stranguria and jaundice. It is particularly good at softening hard masses and removing urinary calculus. Therefore, the herb is often used to treat stranguria due to heat, stranguria caused by urinary stone, jaundice due to damp-heat, and calculus of the liver and gallbladder. 

Effects: Inducing diuresis to treat, stranguria, urinary calculus and jaundice.

Indications:

1. To treat stranguria due to heat, the herb can be used in combination with bamboo leaf, plantain seed, ricepaper pith and other drugs for inducing diuresis and treating stranguria. To treat stranguria from urolithiasis or urinary stone, the herb can be used alone, with a large dose of its decoction, or in combination with climbing fern spore, chickden's gizzard-skin and other herbs for softening hard masses, removing urinary calculus, inducing diuresis and treating stranguria, such as Erjin Paishi Decoction.

2. The herb can be used in combination with oriental wormwood, curcuma root, capejasmine fruit and other herbs for clearing heat, dampness and jaundice, to treat damp-heat in the liver and gallbladder marked by jaundice; and with curcuma root, bupleurum root, immature bitter orange, oriental wormwood and other herbs for normalizing functions of the gallbladder and removing urinary calculus, to treat calculus of the liver and gallbladder.

In addition, with its effects of clearing heat and toxic substances, the herb can be orally taken and externally applied to treat sore, carbuncle, suppurative infections and poisonous snake-bite.

Dosage and Administration: 30-60g, Doubled if it is used fresh.

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For the convenience of customers, we offer the Lysimachia (jin qian cao) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.

 

Directions:

 

Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 15 grams.

 

The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.

 

Air ship 50 sachets of Lysimachia (jin qian cao) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $55.00.

 

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