Pinyin: pu gong ying

ENGLISH NAME: Herba Taraxaci

LATIN NAME: Taraxaci Herba

Pinyin: pu gong ying

Properties: bitter, sweet, cold
Channels Entered: Liver, Stomach

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Clears Heat and Eliminates Toxins

2. Eliminates Damp-Heat

3. Promotes Urination

DOSAGE
10 to 30 grams in decoction. A large dose of fresh PU Gong Ying is usually crushed into paste for topical application.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICATIONS
• Large dosages are sometimes associated with diarrhea.
• Use of PU Gong Ying is contraindicated for yin sores or carbuncles where there is no redness and pain.