Pu Gong Ying (Dandelion)

Pu Gong Ying (Dandelion)

Herb 17 of 29 in Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Cold Pu Gong Ying (Herba Taraxaci Mongolici cum Radice)
Bitter, Sweet, Cold
Herba Taraxaci Mongolici cum Radice
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pú gōng Yīng
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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.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Dosage

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

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

References Used

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