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Clears Heat and Stops Bleeding–Rhizoma Imperatae (Bai Mao Gen)

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Updated: Sunday, Sep 06,2009, 1:08:26 PM
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Scientific name: Imperata cylindrica (L.) beauv.var. major (Nees) C.E. Hubb. Family: Gramineae Parts used: Rhizome Actions: Aqueous infusion: significant diuretic effects in animals Decreases the permeability of blood vessels Inhibits the gtcmwell.com

Scientific name: Imperata cylindrica (L.) beauv.var. major (Nees) C.E. Hubb. Family: Gramineae Parts used: Rhizome Actions: Aqueous infusion: significant diuretic effects in animals Decreases the permeability of blood vessels Inhibits the g...

Scientific name:
Imperata cylindrica (L.) beauv.var. major (Nees) C.E. Hubb.

Family:
Gramineae

Parts used:
Rhizome

Actions:
Aqueous infusion: significant diuretic effects in animals
Decreases the permeability of blood vessels
Inhibits the growth of Staphylococcus aureus and Bacillus dysenteriae
Shortens clotting time and bleeding time

TCM effects:
Clears away heat and promotes diuresis
Clears away heat from the lung and stomach
Cools the blood and stops bleeding

Uses:
Diabetes
Dyspnea
Dysuria
Edema
Epistaxis/nosebleeds
Febrile diseases
Fever
Hematemesis
Hematuria
Hemoptysis
Jaundice
Metrorrhagia
Thirst
Vomiting

Dosages:
Decoction 15-30 g
Fresh herb 30-60 g





Clears Heat and Stops Bleeding–Rhizoma Imperatae (Bai Mao Gen) 


 

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