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Herba Selaginellae Doederleinii

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Name

Shi Shang Bai (Herba Selaginellae Doederleinii)

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  2. Doederlein's Spikemoss Herb
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The Effect of Herba Selaginellae Doederleinii

Property

Bitter, cold; liver, gallbladder and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, promote diuresis.

Indications

Sore throat, jaundice due to damp-heat, scalds, rheumatic arthritis, swelling and pain of eyes, cough and asthma due to lung heat, acute mastitis, heat stranguria.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30g, or 20~60 g of the fresh product. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.