Jin Lv Mei (Radix Hamamelis)
The drug is the dried root of Hamamelis mollis Oliv. (family Hamamelidaceae), growing in shrubs and woods, on valley sides and wood-sides, distributed inSichuan, Hubei, Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Guangxi of China.
It contains kaempferol, quercetin, astragalin.
The Effect of Radix Hamamelis
It is used to clear away toxic heat; for the treatment of overstrain, severe sores.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 15~30 g, or 60~90 g of the fresh.