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Herba Portulacae Grandiflorae

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Ban Zhi Lian (Herba Portulacae Grandiflorae)


The drug is the resh aerial part of Portulaca grandiflora Hook. (family Portulacaceae), distributed oringinaly in Brazil, and cultivated in almost whole of China.

  1. 半支莲
  2. 大花马齿苋

The Effect of Herba Portulacae Grandiflorae


Bitter, cold.


It is used to clear heat and remove toxicity, dissipate blood stasis, eliminate swelling and relieve pain;for the treatment of cold, sore throat, burns and scalds, traumatic injuries and sores due to wetness evil, external for sores and scalds.

Dosage and Administrations

Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or made into juice for mouthwashing.