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Ma Ya Qi

流苏虾脊兰
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Name

Ma Ya Qi (Pseudobulbus Calanthes Fimbriatae)

Sources

The drug is the whole herb or pseudobulb of Calanthe fimbriata Franch(Family Orchidaceae), growing in forests on mountain slopes, and distributed in Shaanxi, Gansu, Hubei and South west China.

  1. 马牙七
  2. Pseudobulbus Calanthes Fimbriatae

The Effect of Ma Ya Qi

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, dissipate stasis and alleviate pain.

Indications

Sore throat, toothache, scrofula, abdominal pain, traumatic injury, snake bites, lumbago and arthralgia.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~12 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.