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Di Su Mu (Penang pronephrium herb)


The drug is the dried rhizome of Abacopteris penangiana (Hook.) Ching (family Thelypteridaceae), growing in wet sites under woods or along creeks, and distributed in the most provinces of China.

  1. 地苏木
  2. Penang pronephrium herb
  3. Herba Pronephrii Penangiani

The Effect of Di Su Mu


Astringent, bitter, cool.


It is used to stop bleeding, disperse blood stasis, promote tissue regenation and dispel dampness; for the treatment of metrorrhagia, dysentery, traumatic injury.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~18 g, or soaked in wine.