Chinese Photinia Leaf
Shi Nan Ye (Folium Photiniae)
The Effect of Chinese Photinia Leaf
Pungent, neutral, bitter, slightly toxic; liver and kidney meridians entered.
Dispel wind, dredge meridians and tonify kidney.
Impotence, spermatorrhea, sores and weakness of waist and knees, rheumatic arthritis, migraine, rubella.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 6~12 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for sprinkling or puffing through nose.
It is contraindicated in case of yin deficiency with effulgent fire.