Gong Lao Ye (Chinese Mahonia Leaf, Folium Mahoniae, 功劳叶 / 功勞葉 )

$20.00 CAD


1 lb authentic, natural Gong Lao Ye in bulk herb (sealed bag)

Common names: Chinese Holly Leaf, Shi Da Gong Lao Ye (十大功劳叶). Horned Holly, 枸骨叶, 猫儿刺, 枸骨刺, 八角茶, 老鼠刺, 老虎刺, 狗古艻, 散血丹, 八角刺, 羊角刺, 老鼠柏, 土黄柏, 木典连, 刺黄芩, 大叶黄柏

Scientific name: Folium Mahoniae, Ilex Cornuta Lindl. ex Paxt., Mahonia bealei (Fort.) Carr, Mahonia fortunei (Lindl.) Fedde, Mahonia japonica (Thunb.) DC.

Parts used: Leaves

Benefits: Clears Heat, nourishes Yin, relieves cough and resolves Phlegm. Treats Tuberculosis and Hemoptysis, bone steaming and hot flashes, dizziness and tinnitus, sore waist/backache and weak legs, upset moods, and red eyes. Additionally, Gong Lao Ye has Antibacterial effects, Antihypertensive effects.

Preparation: It can be taken orally as a decoction, 9-15 g; or it can be used externally, pounded into juice or boiled for application.

Caution: It should be used with caution in patients with spleen and stomach deficiency, and deficiency of kidney Yang.


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