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Di Bai Zhi

地柏枝
地柏枝 #

Name

Di Bai Zhi (Herba Selaginellae Moellendorfii)

Sources

The drug is the dried entire herb of Selaginella moellendorfii Hieron(family Selaginellaceae),growing in woods or along streams, and distributed in the south of Yangtze River valley and Shaanxi, Taiwan of China.

  1. 地柏枝
  2. Moellendorf's Spidemoss Herb
  3. Herba Selaginellae Moellendorfii
  4. 江南卷柏

The Effect of Di Bai Zhi

Actions

It is used to remove heat, induce diuresis, subdue swelling and arrest bleeding; for the treatment of hepatitis, snake bites, burns and scalds, traumatic bleeding.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.