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Di Su Mu

地苏木
地苏木 #

Name

Di Su Mu (Penang pronephrium herb)

Source

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. Herba Pronephrii Penangiani
  3. Penang pronephrium herb

The Effect of Di Su Mu

Property

Astringent, bitter, cool.

Actions

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.