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.
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.