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Da Sha Ye


Da Sha Ye (Folium Pavettae Hongkongensis)


The drug is the dried or fresh root, stem or leaf of Pavetta hongkongensis Brem. (Family Rubiaceae), growing on hillside, roadsides, edge of woods or in sparse woods, distributed in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Guizhou and Yunnan of China.


The herb contains y-sitosterol, quercus alcohol A1. Leaf contains flavonoid glucoside, amino acid carbohydrate.

  1. 大沙叶
  2. Folium Pavettae Hongkongensis
  3. Hongkong pavetta leaf

The Effect of Da Sha Ye


Pungent, bitter, cold; heart and spleen meridians entered.


Clear heat and remove toxicity, activate blood and dissipate stasis.


Cold and fever, heliosis, hepatitis, sores, scabies and traumatic injury.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g.