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Herba Hydrocharitis Dubiae

Name

Ma Niao Hua (Herba Hydrocharitis Dubiae)

Sources

The drug is the dried whole herb of Hydrocharis dubia (B1.) Baoker (Family Hydrocharitaceae), growing in solid pools, creeks and irrigated fields, and distributed North China, East China, Middle China, and Shanxi, Sichuan and Yunnan.

  1. 马尿花
  2. Ma Niao Hua
  3. Shui Bie
  4. Frogbit herb
  5. 水鳖

The Effect of Herba Hydrocharitis Dubiae

Property

Slightly cold, bitter, slightly salt.

Actions

Whole herb is used as emmenagogue, for the treatment of leucorrhea with reddish discharge.

Dosage and Administrations

It is made into powder for oral taking. 2~4 g is taken each time.