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Fu Ping

Posted by: admin on Feb 22, 2008 - 06:35 PM
Release the Exterior

1 TASTEPungent and cold

2 MERIDIANSLung and urinary bladder

3 FUNCTIONS1. To promote sweating and release the exterior; 2.To bring measles rash to the surface and relieve itching ; 3.To remove water and reduce swelling.

4 INDICATIONS1.Wind-heat type of exterior syndrome.Spirodela (Fu Ping) is used with Schizonepeta (Jing Jie), Menhta (Bo He) and Forsythia fruit (lian-qiao).2.Measles without full expression of rash. Spirodela (Fuping) is used with Mentha (Bohe), Arctirm fruit (Niu Bang Zi) and cicada slough (Chan Tui).3.Wind-heat type of incomplete rashes and itching of the skin. Spirodela (Fuping) is used with Mentha (Bohe) and Arctium fruit (Niubandzi).4.Edema and difficult urination accompanied by exterior syn-drome. Spirodela (Fuping) can be mashed and taken alone.

5 DOSAGE3-10 g

6 COUTIONSThis herb is contraindicated in cases with weak constitution and spontaneous sweating.

Fu Ping

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