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Herba Helicteris Elongatae

长叶山芝麻
长叶山芝麻 #

Name

Chang Ye Shan Zhi Ma (Herba Helicteris Elongatae)

Sources

The drug is the dried whole herb of Helicteres elongata Wall. (Family Sterculiaceae), growing a long roadsides, on waste lands near villages, on the dried grass slopes, and distributed in Guangxi and Yunnan of China.

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  2. Chang Ye Shan Zhi Ma

The Effect of Herba Helicteris Elongatae

Property

Bitter, cold.

Actions

Relieve exterior syndrome, prevent malaria, check diarrhea.

Indications

Common cold, tonsillitis, laryngitis, dysentery, diarrhea and enteritis, malaria.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.