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Adder's Tongue Herb

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Ping Er Xiao Cao (Herba Ophioglossi)

  1. 瓶尔小草
  2. Ping Er Xiao Cao
  3. Herba Ophioglossi
  4. 瓶爾小草
  5. 一支箭
  6. Yi Zhi Jian

The Effect of Adder's Tongue Herb


Slightly sweet, sour, cool; lung and stomach meridians entered.


Clear heat and remove toxicity, resolve swelling and alleviate pain.


Snake bites, sores and boils, abdominal distension, infantile pnemonia; acute conjunctivitis, blepharitis, nebula for external application.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g or take the powder, 3 g per time. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded for applying with fresh product.