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Leaf of Himalayan aucuba

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Tian Jiao Ban (Folium Aucubae Himalaicae)


The drug is the leaf or ripe fruit of Aucuba chinensis Benth. (Family Cornaceae), growing in mountainous woods or cultivated in gardens, distributed in Fujian, Taiwan, Hubei, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan of China.

  1. 天脚板
  2. Himalayan aucuba leaf
  3. Tian Jiao Ban

The Effect of Leaf of Himalayan aucuba


Bitter, cool.


Clear heat and remove toxicity, reduce the swelling and alleviate pain.


The leaf is used for the treatment of burns and scalds, hemorrhoid and traumatic injury, sores and boils, frostbite. Fruit is used for traumatic injury.

Dosage and Administrations

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