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Feng Wei Zhu Zong Cao (Herba Asplenii Yunnanensis)


The drug is the dried or fresh whole herb of Asplenium exiguum Bedd. var. yunnanensis (Franch.) Ching (Family Aspleniaceae), growing in ravines, on rocks, and distributed in Qinghai, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan and Tibet of China.

  1. 凤尾猪鬃草
  2. Herba Asplenii Yunnanensis
  3. Yunnan spleenwort herb

The Effect of Feng Wei Zhu Zong Cao


Bitter, cold; liver and bladder meridians entered.


Whole herb is used to clear away heat and promote diuresis, promote lactation, for the treatment of high fever due to common cold, cystitis, chyluria, mastitis, galactoschesis, orchitis, stranguria complicated by hematuria.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.