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Da Shi Wei

大石韦
大石韦 #

Name

Da Shi Wei (Herba Colysidis Henryi)

Sources

The drug is the fresh herb of Colysis henryi (Bak.) Ching (Family Polypodiaceae), growing in moist areas in woods or on rocks, distributed in Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Hubei, Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan of china.

  1. 大石韦
  2. Henry’s colysis herb
  3. Herba Colysidis Henryi
  4. 矩圆线蕨

The Effect of Da Shi Wei

Property

Sweet, slightly cold; lung and bladder meridians entered.

Actions

Cool blood to stop bleeding, induce diuresis and remove toxicity.

Indications

Stranguria with turbid urine, hematuria, hemoptysis caused by lung-heat, snake bites, rheumatic arthritis, sores and boils.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or 30~120 g of the fresh. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.