Chinese Herbs: Pu Gong Ying (Dandelion), Herba Taraxaci Mongolici cum Radice
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Chinese Herbs: Pu Gong Ying (Dandelion), Herba Taraxaci Mongolici cum Radice

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Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Cold Pu Gong Ying (Herba Taraxaci Mongolici cum Radice)
Channels:
LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Herba Taraxaci Mongolici cum Radice
Chinese:
蒲公英
Tone Marks:
pú gōng Yīng

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Eliminates Heat and Toxins in the Blood
    For any type of heat disorder, especially heat in the Liver channel with red and swollen eyes.
  • Removes Abscesses and Reduces Nodules
    For boils, sores, and furuncles especially if they are firm and hard as in mastitis and intestinal abscesses.
  • Resolves Dampness
    For jaundice, acute urinary tract infections, and hepatitis from Damp-Heat.
  • Promotes Lactation
    Treats insufficient milk secretion due to heat.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Over dosage may cause loose stool or heartburn.

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 9-30 grams.
  • Part used: whole plant.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: