Lysimachia christinae Hance
HERBA LYSIMACHIAE/ Jin Qian Cao (8 oz/Bag)
As an herbal remedy, Lysimachia helps treat a variety of urinary disorders, ranging from painful urination and frequent urination to stones in the urinary tract. It is also used sometimes to treat jaundice and may be applied externally to treat boils and skin infections. (acupuncturetoday.com)
It can also be used as an antiseptic, healing wash for wounds and sores. Made up into an ointment, it is said to be useful for fading scars. Lysimachia has a reputation for healing eye ailments and is said to be able to restore sight in certain conditions. (encyclopedia.com)
Traditionally, Gold Coin Grass (GCG) has been commonly used for dampness and heat in the body. The herbal medicine has been used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine to help increase urination, lessen fever and treat sexually transmitted ailments. (store.newwayherbs.com)
From the manufacturer:
This product is the dry whole grass of the Primulaceae plant Guoluhuang. The taste is sweet, salty, and it is slightly cold. It enters the Liver, Gallbladder, Kidney, and Bladder meridians.
Indications: To clear away heat and detoxify, diuresis and relieve leaching (oozing wounds), dehumidification, and yellowing [jaundice,] dissipating blood stasis and swelling. It has been used to cure jaundice, edema, bladder stones, malaria, pulmonary carbuncle, cough, vomiting blood, drenching turbidity, vaginal discharge, rheumatic arthralgia, malnutrition, epilepsy, carbuncle, sore, and eczema.