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Xi Gua (Watermelon Fruit)

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Cold Xi Gua (Fructus Citrulli Vulgaris)
Channels:
BL, HT, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Fructus Citrulli Vulgaris
Chinese:
西瓜
Tone Marks:
xī guā

Actions

  • Relieves Summerheat, Generates Fluids, and Promotes Urination
    For patterns associated with Summerheat, especially when there is excess thirst, dry heaves, or scanty urination.
  • Reduces Jaundice
    Used with other substances in treating icteric hepatitis.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Caution in cases of damp-cold and cold from deficiency of the spleen and stomach.

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

  • 15-30 grams.
  • Part used: juice.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

 

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