Pinyin: lou lu

ENGLISH NAME: Uniflower Swisscentaury (Root)

LATIN NAME: Rhapontici Radix

Pinyin: lou lu

Properties: bitter, cold
Channels Entered: Stomach

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
Clears Heat, Eliminates Toxins, Drains Abscesses, Promotes Lactation

DOSAGE
5 to 12 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use of Lou Lu is not recommended in patients with insufficient milk, or lack of milk secretion because of qi and blood deficiencies.