The branch and leaf of Lycopus lucidus Turcz. var. hirtus Regel, family
Herb, 0.5-1.5 cm in height. Stem square-terete, rarely branching, nodes
and purple; fractured surface yellow-white and hollow. Leaves opposite,
petioles short, blades lanceolate to oblong, 5-10 cm long, margin serrate,
dorsal sides with numerous glandular spots. Branch and leaf covered with
hairs. Several persistent calyxes appearing in verticillastrate arrangement
at the axil. Bitter and acrid in taste, slightly warm in nature, and attributive
to liver and urinary bladder channels.
Promote blood circulation to remove blood stasis: For blood stasis syndrome
with dysmenorrhea, amenia, postpartum abdominal pain, skin infection or
2. Promote diuresis and relieve edema: For edema and stranguria of blood
Anti-inflammatory and increasing the functions of adrenal cortex.
For external use: qs.