Dandelion is the dried herb of Taraxacum mongolicum Hand.
-Mazz. ,Taraxacum sinicum Kitag. or several other
species of the same genus (Fam. Compositae).
To remove toxic heat, to cause subsidence
of swelling and nodulation, and to relieve dysuria.
Boils and sores, mastitis, lymphadenitis, inflammation
of the eye, sore throat, lung abscess, appendicitis, jaundice
caused by damp-heat, urinary infection with difficult painful
Usage : For
external use, appropriate quantity of the fresh herb to be
pounded into paste for topical application or made into hot
decoction for fumigation and irrigation.