Yan Jie Lian (Radix Dichocarpi Daizielii)
The drug is the dried rhizome of Dichocarpum dalzielii W. T. Wang et Hsiao (family Ranunculaceae), growing at wet places such as woods, brook sides, distributed in Guizhou, Sichuan, Guangxi, Guangdong, Jiangxi, Zhejiang and Fujian of China.
The Effect of Radix Dichocarpi Daizielii
Pungent, slightly bitter, cold; lung meridian entered.
It is used to clear heat and remove toxicity, resolve swelling and relieve pain; for the treatment of lumbago due to strain, traumatic injury, sores and boils.
Dosage and Administrations
Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.