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马银花

Name

Ma Yin Hua (Rhododendri Ovati Radix)

Sources

The drug is the dried root of Rhododendron ovatum Planch. (Family Ericaceae), growing on mountain slopes in forests, and distributed chiefly in Fujian, Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shandong and Hunan.

Constituents

Leaf contains quercetin, myroetin, dihydroquercetin, gossypetin, etc.

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The Effect of 马银花

Property

Bitter, neutral, toxic.

Actions

Root is used to clear away heat and remove dampness, for the treatment of leukorrhea due to damp-heat pathogen externally for carbuncles, furunculosis, etc.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 1.5~3 g. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing.