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Dan Zhu Ye (Lophatherum Stem and Leaves)

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Cold Dan Zhu Ye (Herba Lophatheri Gracilis)
Channels:
HT, SI, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Cold
Latin:
Herba Lophatheri Gracilis
Chinese:
淡竹叶
Tone Marks:
dàn zhú yè
Translation:
Bland Bamboo Leaves

Actions

  • Clears Heat, Calms the Spirit, and Relieves Thirst
    For heat conditions with irritability. Also used for stomach heat causing thirst, and for heat in the Heart and stomach channels causing mouth sores and swollen gums.
  • Clears Damp-Heat and Promotes Urination
    For acute, scanty, and painful urination. Also used for heat in the small intestine channel giving rise to dysuria, irritability, and a dark red tip on the tongue.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Do not use during pregnancy.

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Dosage

  • 6-9 grams.
  • Part used: leaves.

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