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Herba Pteridis multifidae

凤尾草 Feng Wei Cao
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Feng Wei Cao (Herba Pteridis multifidae)

  1. Feng Wei Cao
  2. 凤尾草
  3. 鳳尾草
  4. Chinese Brake Herb

The Effect of Herba Pteridis multifidae


Mild, slightly bitter, cold; large intestine, heart and liver meridians entered.


Clear heat and promote diuresis, cool blood and stop bleeding, resolve swelling and remove toxicity.


Hepatitis due to jaundice, stranguria, parotitis, enteritis, hematemesis, hemorrhinia, morbid leucorrhea, hematochezia, hematuria, tonsillitis, sores and boils, eczema.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g or 30~60 g of the fresh product, or pounded into juice. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.


It is contraindicated in case of deficiency-cold.