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石油菜

波缘冷水花
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Name

Shi You Cai (Herba Pilea cavaleriei)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh entire herb of Pilea cavaleriei L-évl.(family Urlicaceae), growing in wet sites or on rocks, and distributed in Hubei, Hunan, Guangding, Guangxi and Guizhou of China.

  1. Herba Pilea cavaleriei
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The Effect of 石油菜

Actions

It is used to remove heat, nourish the lung, relieve cough and subdue swelling; for the treatment of cough due to lung heat, tuberculosis, infantile malnutrition due to digestion disturbance or intestinal parasites and edema due to nephritis, externally for traumatic injuries, burns and scalds, sores and boils.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g or 30~60 g of the fresh. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.