Fei Zao Jia (Fruit of Chinese Coffeetree)
The drug is the dried ripe fruit and seed, as well as stem part or root of Gymrzocladus chinerlsis Ball. (family Leguminosae). Growing on hill slopes, rock sides, roadsides, house-sides and in woods, bamboo forest, distributed in Jiangsu, Zhejiang, jiangxi, Anhui, Fujian, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Sichuan of China.
The Effect of 肥皂荚
Pungent, warm; lung and large intestine meridians entered.
Eliminate phlegm, remove toxicity and kill parasites.
Rheumatic arthritis, scabies, hematochezia, dysentery, cough with excessive phlegm.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 1.5~3 g, or made into pills and powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.
It is contraindicated in case of dyspepsia.