Manchurian Gentian Root
Clear Heat and Dry Dampness
Contraindicated with diarrhea from Spleen/Stomach deficiency cold, and with qi and blood deficiency. Warning=> may have a sedative effect, causing drowsiness. Take before meals, unless patient complains of sensitive stomach, in which case, take with food. Overdose may cause flushing with headache and dizziness.
3-9g, decocted, or in pills or powders. 15g, maximum. Use topically as a powder.
GB, LIV, ST