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Herba seu Rhizoma Nerviliae Fordii

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Qing Tian Kui (Herba seu Rhizoma Nerviliae Fordii)


The drug is the dried tuber or whole herb of Nervilia fordii (Hance)Schltr. (family Orchidaceae), mostly growing on lime rock mountain-lands and in woods, distributed in Guangdong, Guangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan of China.

  1. 青天葵
  2. Qing Tian Kui

The Effect of Herba seu Rhizoma Nerviliae Fordii


Moisten the lung nd relieve cough, clear heat and remove toxicity, dissipate stasis and alleviate pain.


Infantile malnutrition, scrofula, sore throat, traumatic injury, sores and boils, cough caused by lung-heat, stomatitis, tuberculosis with hemoptysis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.