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大叶马尾连

Name

Da Ye Ma Wei Lian (Faber meadowrue root and rhizome)

Sources

The drug is the dried root or whole herb of Thalictrum faberi Ulbr. (Family Ranunculaceae), growing in edge of mountainous forests or along streams in valleys, distributed in Henan, Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian and Hunan province.

Constituents

The root conlains thalidasine, N-demethylthalidasine, berberine and thaliracebine, etc.

  1. Faber meadowrue root and rhizome
  2. Da Ye Ma Wei Lian

The Effect of 大叶马尾连

Property

Bitter, cold; large intestine and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat, purge fire and remove toxicity.

Indications

Acute conjunctivitis, jaundice caused by damp-heat, diarrhea.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Contraindication

It is contraindicated in case of deficiency-cold in the spleen and stomach.