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Feng Wei Cao

凤尾草 Feng Wei Cao
凤尾草 Feng Wei Cao #

Name

Feng Wei Cao (Herba Pteridis multifidae)

  1. Chinese Brake Herb
  2. 鳳尾草
  3. Herba Pteridis multifidae
  4. 凤尾草

The Effect of Feng Wei Cao

Property

Mild, slightly bitter, cold; large intestine, heart and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and promote diuresis, cool blood and stop bleeding, resolve swelling and remove toxicity.

Indications

Hepatitis due to jaundice, stranguria, parotitis, enteritis, hematemesis, hemorrhinia, morbid leucorrhea, hematochezia, hematuria, tonsillitis, sores and boils, eczema.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g or 30~60 g of the fresh product, or pounded into juice. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cations

It is contraindicated in case of deficiency-cold.