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Bai Du Cao

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Name

Bai Du Cao (Herba Gymnopteridis Auriculatae)

Sources

The drug is the dried whole plant of Gymnopteris bipinnata Christ var. auriculata (Fr.) Ching (family Hemionitidaceae), growing on dry rocks, distributed in Liaoning, Hebei, Henan, Shandong, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Gansu, Hubei, Sichuan, Yunnan of China.

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The Effect of Bai Du Cao

Property

Bitter, cold.

Actions

Remove toxicity, dry dampness and relieve itching.

Indications

Eczema, abnormal leucorrhea, sores and itch caused by wind toxin.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g of the root. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing with the whole herb.