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九子莲

镰萼虾脊兰
镰萼虾脊兰 #

Name

Jiu Zi Lian (Radix seu Herba Calanthes Puberulae)

Sources

The drug is the dried root or whole herb of Calanthe puberula Wall. ex Lindl. (Family Orchidaceae), growing under woods or on grassy slopes, and distributed in Anhui, Hunan, Guangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan and Tibet of China.

  1. Radix seu Herba Calanthes Puberulae
  2. Jiu Zi Lian
  3. 镰萼虾脊兰

The Effect of 九子莲

Property

Pungent, sweet, neutral.

Actions

Moisten the lung and relieve cough, activate blood and dissipate nodule, eliminate swelling and remove toxicity.

Indications

Acute and chronic bronchitis, pulmonary tuberculosis, lymphoid tuberculosis, snake bites, traumatic injury, haemorrhoids.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.