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Iris Tectorum Maxim

Chuan She Gan
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Chuan She Gan (Iris Tectorum Maxim)

  1. Chuan She Gan
  2. 川射干
  3. 鸢尾
  4. Yuan Wei
  5. 川射幹
  6. 鳶尾

The Effect of Iris Tectorum Maxim


Pungent, bitter, cold, toxic; lung meridian entered.


Promote diuresis, remove toxicity, dissipate food stagnation and dispel blood stasis.


Food stagnation, abdominal mass, traumatic injury, anal fistula, tympanites, pyogenic infections.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g, or made into juice or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.


It is contraindicated to pregnant women and weak people with loose stool.