|Pharmaceutical Name:||Herba Coriandri|
|Botanical Name:||Coriandrom saticum L.|
|Source of Earliest Record:||Jiayou Bencao|
|Part Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations:||The entire plant is gathered in August, dried in the sun and cut into pieces.|
|Properties and Taste:||Pungent and warm|
|Meridian:||Lung and stomach|
|Functions:||To promote sweating and bring the rash to the surface|
|Indications and Combinations:||Early stage of measles due to attack of wind and cold manifested as fever, no sweating and measles without a rash.
*Use with Spirodela (Fuping) and Cimicifuga rhizome (Shengma). The heated herbal tea is applied to the skin to bring the rash to the surface.
|Cautions:||The herb is contraindicated in measles without a rash on the surface due to excessive toxic heat in the interior.|