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九仙草

九仙草
九仙草 #

Name

Jiu Xian Cao (Herba Thesii Longifolii)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh whole herb of Thesium Zongifolium Turcz. (Family Santalaceae) , growing on grassland or pasture near forest, and distributed in Heilongjiang, jilin, Liaoning, Hebei, Neimenggu, Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai, Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan of China.

  1. Longleaf bastardtoadflax herb
  2. Herba Thesii Longifolii
  3. Jiu Xian Cao

The Effect of 九仙草

Property

Pungent, slightly bitter, cool; lung, liver and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

The herb is used to relieve exterior syndrome and clear heat, expel wind and relieve convulsion, for the treatment of cold, heatstroke, bronchitis, infantile malnutrition due to improper feeding, infantile pneumonitis, infantile cough, cough, infantile convulsions.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~12 g, or steam with egg for eating.