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Niu Bi Shuan

牛鼻栓
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Name

Niu Bi Shuan (Leaf or root of Chinese fortunearia)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh twig or leaf of Fortunearia sinensis Rehd. et wils. (Family Hamamelidaceae), growing in forests on mountain slopes or in crevices, and distributed in Shaanxi, Henan, Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hubei and Sichuan province.

  1. 牛鼻栓
  2. Leaf or root of Chinese fortunearia

The Effect of Niu Bi Shuan

Property

Bitter, astringent, neutral; kidney meridian entered.

Actions

Twig or leaf is used to refresh qi and promote the tissue regeneration, as hemostatic, for the treatment of deficiency of qi, internal injury caused by overstrain, externally for traumatic bleeding.