Pu Gong Ying (Dandelion) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Name: Pu Gong Ying
English Name: Dandelion

Clinical Usage and Indications

  • Clears heat and relieves fire toxicity - any heat, especially liver heat with red, swollen, painful eyes.
  • Dissipates nodules and reduces abscesses - firm, hard sores, especially for breast and intestinal abscesses.
  • Promotes lactation - due to heat.
  • Clears heat, resolves damp - damp-heat jaundice, lin syndrome.
  • Often used for treating breast cancer in TCM

Functional Groups (Click for Summary/Study Notes)

Dosage and Preparation Notes

  • Dosage: 9-30g

Channels/Meridians Influenced

Associated Temperature and Taste

Cautions and Contraindications

There are currently no contraindications listed.

Staff Clinician Notes

There are no additional notes for this herb.

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