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Da Huo Cao Gen

大火草
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Name

Da Huo Cao (Anomones Tomentosea Radix)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh root of Anemone tomentosa (Maxim.)Pei (Family Ranunculaceae), growing in sunny slope, distributed in Hebei, Shaoxi, Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Henan, Hubei, Hunan and Sichuan of China.

Constituents

The root contains anemonine.

  1. 大火草
  2. Da Huo Cao
  3. 大火草根
  4. Anomones Tomentosea Radix

The Effect of Da Huo Cao Gen

Actions

The root is used to eliminate phlegm, to dissipate blood stasis, to promote digestion, to pervent attack of malaria and to destroy parasites, for the treatment of dyspepsia, malaria, internal injury caused by overstrain, cough with dyspnea, traumatic injury, infantile malnutrition neurodermatitis, furuncles and sores.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g or take its powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.