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Che Sang Zi Ye (Folium Dodonaeae Viscosae)


The drug is the leaf of Dodonaea viscose (L.) Jacq. (Family Sapindaceae), growing in arid hillslopes, in scrubs or coasts, distributed in Fujian, Taiwan, Hainan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Sichuan and Yunnan of China.

  1. 车桑子叶
  2. Folium Dodonaeae Viscosae
  3. Leaf of clammy hopseedbush

The Effect of Che Sang Zi Ye


Slightly bitter, pungent, neutral.


Clear heat and induce diuresis, resolve swelling and remove toxicity. Leaf are used for cutaneous pruritus, retention of urine, sores and furuncles, scalds and burns, stranguria.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g , or 15~30 g of the fresh. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with the fresh.