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Chang Wa Wei

Chang Wa Wei
Chang Wa Wei #

Name

Chang Wa Wei (Herba Lepisori Pseudonudi)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh whole herb of Lepisorus pseudonudus Ching (Family Polypodiaceae), growing in forests or woods, in crevices or on trunks, and distributed in Qinghai, Sichuan, Yunnan and Tibet of China.

  1. 长瓦韦
  2. Herba Lepisori Pseudonudi
  3. Pseudonude lepisorus herb

The Effect of Chang Wa Wei

Property

Slightly sweet, slightly bitter, slightly cold; liver, heart and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Whole herb is used as febrifuge, diuretic, antiphlogistic and antihemorrhagic, for the treatment of acute respiratory infection with cough, dysentery, stranguria with turbid urine, hematuria and hematemesis, externally for traumatic bleeding, sores, etc.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.