Bamboo Leaf

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Biological Name: Lophatheri gracilisBamboo leaf

Family: Gramineae

Other Names: Lophatherum, Dan zhu ye, Bamboo Leaf

Elements Applied: Leaves are commonly applied in herbal medicine

Used For: The remedy is used to treat inflammations, boost urination and reduce fevers.

The plant is specifically applied for fevers accompanied by anxiety. It serves as a good aid for bleeding or swollen gums, and treats urinary organ infections. Chinese medicine believes it to be beneficial for mind, as it produces a positive effect on the heart.

Preparation and Intake: The commonly taken dose is 8 grams on average.

Safety: The herb should be avoided during pregnancy.