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Niu She Cao

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Name

Niu She Cao (Folium Rumicis Dentati)

Sources

The drug is the dried leaf of Rumex dentatus L (Family Polygonaceae), growing in moist or swampy lands, and dislributed in Hebei, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Henan, Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Hubei, Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan of China.

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  2. Leaf of toothedfruit dock
  3. Folium Rumicis Dentati

The Effect of Niu She Cao

Property

Bitter, cool.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, kill parasites and relieve itching.

Indications

Scabies, acute mastitis, sores and boils.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.