INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Pharmaceutical Latin: Herba Ludwigiae Prostratae
Common English: Ludwigia
Climbing Seed Box
Herbs that Drain Dampness (Diuretics)
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Sweet
Bland
Very Cold
Kidney
Bladder
6-18g
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Clears Heat and reduces inflammation and swelling

Sore throat, dysentery and toothache

Promote urination

Water and Heat accumulation disorders such as genitourinary infection and hypertension

CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Use with caution for those with Deficiency Cold of the Spleen and Stomach.
  • Use with caution for those with Yin Deficiency.
INCOMPATIBILITIES
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

Hb. Vernoniae
Yi Zhi Xiang
Hb. Rostellulariae
Shu Wei Huang
Rx. Isatidis
Ban Lan Gen
Flos Lonicerae
Jin Yin Hua
Fol. Isatidis
Da Qing Ye

Hb. Pteris
Feng Wei Cao
Rx. Puerariae
Ge Gen
Rx. Scutellariae
Huang Qin
Rz. Coptidis
Huang Lian
Rx. Aucklandiae
Mu Xiang
Sm. Arecae
Bing Lang
Rx. Paeoniae Alba
Bai Shao

Gypsum Fibrosum
Shi Gao
Rx. Anemarrhenae
Zhi Mu

Hb. Asari
Xi Xin

Sore throat

Dysentery

Toothache (internally or topically

Rz. Alismatis
Ze Xie
Hb. Physalis Angulatae
Pau Zai Cao
Hb. Lippiae
Ya She Huang

Medulla Tetrapanacis
Tong Cao
Hb. Polygoni Avicularis
Bian Xu
Hb. Sive Rx. Cirsii Japonici
Da Ji

Hb. Leucas Mollissimae
Hu Yao Huang
Hb. Rostellulariae
Shu Wei Huang
Hb. Bidentis
Xian Feng Cao

Chronic nephritis, cystitis and urinary tract infection

Painful urinary dysfunction

Hematuria

Hematochezia

Itching of the skin with redness and swelling

Rz. Polygoni Cuspidati
Hu Zhang
Hb. Stellariae Aquaticae
Cha Chi Huang
Rx. Vitis Amurensis
Pu Tiao

Hypertension