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一品红

叶象花
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Name

Yi Pin Hong (Herba Euphorbiae Pulcherrimae)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh whole herb of Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. (Family Euphorbiaceae), growing originally in Maxico and reed-America, and cultivated all over China.

Constituents

Whole herb contains phytosterol, amyrin acetate, cycloartenol, stigmasterol, germanicol acetate, etc.

  1. 叶象花
  2. Herba Euphorbiae Pulcherrimae
  3. Yi Pin Hong

The Effect of 一品红

Actions

Cool blood, regulate the menstruation, dissipate stasis and relieve swelling.

Indications

Menorrhagia, traumatic injury, fracture and traumatic bleeding.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with the fresh.