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Folium Rumicis Dentati

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Name

Niu She Cao (Folium Rumicis Dentati)

Sources

The drug is the dried leaf of Rumex dentatus L (Family Polygonaceae), growing in moist or swampy lands, and dislributed in Hebei, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Henan, Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Hubei, Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan of China.

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The Effect of Folium Rumicis Dentati

Property

Bitter, cool.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, kill parasites and relieve itching.

Indications

Scabies, acute mastitis, sores and boils.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.