Agrimonia Bud (He Cao Ya)

鶴草芽
Agrimonia bud (Hecaoya)

Pharmaceutical Name: Germma Agrimoniae

Botanical Name: Agrimonia pilosa Ledeb.

Common Name: Agrimonia bud

Source of Earliest Record: Zhonghua Yixue Zazhi

Part Used: The buds are gathered in late winter or early spring. After removing the brown down of the bud, the buds are dried in the sun and, finally, pounded into powder.

Natural Properties & Taste: Bitter and cool

Meridians: Liver, small and large intestines

Therapeutic Effects:
1. To kill parasites; 2. To purge stool

Indications:
Tapeworm. Agrimonia bud (Hecaoya) is taken with warm boiled water in the morning before breakfast. The tapeworm should be discharged within five to six hours.

Dosage: 30-50 g

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