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Muskeag moss

泥炭癣
泥炭癣 #

Name

Di Mao Yi (Muskeag moss)

Source

The drug is the dried entire herb of Sphagnum squarrosum Pers. (family.Sphagnaceae), growing in swamps or damp soils under woods, and distributed in Northeast China and Neimenggu, Sichuan, and the northwest of Yunnan.

  1. 地毛衣
  2. Di Mao Yi
  3. 泥炭藓

The Effect of Muskeag moss

Property

Bland, sweet, cool.

Actions

Clear heat, improve eyesight, relieve itching.

Indications

Nebula of eye, dermatopathy, itch caused by insect bites, externally used as a substitute for the absorbent cotton after sterilization.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~12 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.