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小叶金老梅

小叶金老梅
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Name

Xiao Ye Jin Lao Mei (Littleleaf ciquefoil leaf and flower)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh flower or leaf of Potentilla parvifolia Fisch. (Family Rosaceae), growing on dried mountain slopes, in crevices, in or near forests, and distributed in Heilongjiang, Nei Mongol, Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan and Tibet of China.

  1. Littleleaf ciquefoil leaf and flower
  2. Xiao Ye Jin Lao Mei
  3. Folium Seu Flos Potentillae Parvifoliae

The Effect of 小叶金老梅

Property

Sweet, cold; bladder and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Flower or leaf is used as diuretic, antioncotic, for the treatment of beriberi with cold-damp type and prurigo, externally for mastitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with the fresh.