Water plantain – Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis)

zexieSource: Ze Xie – the tuber of Alisma orientale (Sam) Juzep., family Alismataceae.

Function: Ze Xie promotes diuresis to resolve dampness and expels heat.

Application: Ze Xie is used for oedema, difficult urination, diarrhoea, vaginal discharge and dizziness due to retention of phlegm.