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Dan Ye Xue Pen Cao

Dan Ye Xue Pen Cao
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Dan Ye Xue Pen Cao (Herba Salviae Simplicifoliae)


The drug is the dried root or whole herb of Salvia cavaleriei Lévl. var. simplicifolia Stib. (family Labiatae), growing in shrubs and woods, on hillslopes and gully sides, distributed in Sichuan, Guizhou, Hubei, Yunnan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Guangdong, Guangxi.

  1. 单叶血盆草
  2. Unileaf sage herb
  3. Herba Salviae Simplicifoliae

The Effect of Dan Ye Xue Pen Cao


Slightly bitter, cool.


The whole herb is used to stop bleeding and eliminate damp-heat; for the treatment of cough, hematemesis, metrorrhagia, dysentery with bloody stool, traumatic bleeding.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying on the affected area.