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Herba Patriniae Rupestris

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Yan Bai Jiang (Cliff patrinia herb)


The drug is the dried whole herb of Patrinia rupestris (Pall.) Dufr. (family Valerianaceae), growing on dry mountain slopes, grasslands, at the edges of the woods, distributed chiefly in Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Hebei, Shanxi of China.

  1. 岩败酱
  2. Cliff patrinia herb
  3. Yan Bai Jiang

The Effect of Herba Patriniae Rupestris


Bitter, cold.


It is used to lear heat and remove toxicity, activate blood circulation, promote the drainage of pus; or the treatment of enteritis, dysentery, appendicitis, hepatitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g.