Also Known As
Allseed Nine-Joints, Armstrong, Beggarweed, Bird’s Tongue, Birdweed, Centinode, Cow Grass, Crawlgrass, Doorweed, Hogweed, Knot Grass, Knotgrass, Knotweed Herb, Mexican Sanguinaria, Ninety-Knot, Pigrush, Pigweed, Polygoni Avicularis Herba, Red Robin, Sparrow Tongue, Swine’s Grass, Swynel Grass, Vogelknoeterichkraut.
BITTER – COOL
Dosage: 9 – 15g.
-damp heat in bladder – promote urination, re lin, xue lin syndrome
Also Used For
Orally, Bian Xu / Knotweed is used for bronchitis, cough, gingivitis, and inflammation of the mouth and pharynx. It is also used for supportive treatment of pulmonary diseases, skin disorders, to suppress perspiration associated with tuberculosis, as a diuretic, and to stop bleeding.