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Radix Dichocarpi Daizielii

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Name

Yan Jie Lian (Radix Dichocarpi Daizielii)

Sources

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.

  1. 岩节连
  2. Yan Jie Lian
  3. Root of fernleaf dichocarpum
  4. 蕨叶人字果

The Effect of Radix Dichocarpi Daizielii

Property

Pungent, slightly bitter, cold; lung meridian entered.

Actions

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.