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大粘药

大粘药
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Name

Da Nian Yao (Radix et Folium Pouzolziae Sanguineae)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh root or leaf of Pouzolzia sanguinea (B1.) Merr. (Family Urticaceae), growing on dry hillslopes, in grasslands, scrubs or edge of woods, distributed in Jiangxi, Guangdong, Hathan, Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan of China.

  1. Root and leaf of red pouzolzia
  2. Da Nian Yao
  3. Radix et Folium Pouzolziae Sanguineae

The Effect of 大粘药

Property

Astringent, slightly pungent, cool.

Actions

The root and leaf are used to expel wind and remove dampness, to relax muscles and tendons and activate the flow of qi and blood and used as antioncotic and antitoxic, for the treatment of acute mastitis, furuncles and sores. Roots are also used for enterogastritis, externally used for traumatic injury, fracture, traumatic bleeding, incised wound.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.