Herba Asteris Flaccidi
Tai Bai Ju (Herb of Flaccid Aster)
The drug is the whole herb or flower of Aster flaccidus Bge. (Family Compositae), growing in mountainous grasslands, in scrubs or on rocky lands, distributed in Northern China and Shanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Sichuan, Yunnan and Tibet of China.
The Effect of Herba Asteris Flaccidi
Bitter, pungent, cool.
Clear heat and remove toxicity, relieve cough.
Whooping cough, cough caused by lung-heat, pulmonary abscess.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 5~10 g.