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Radix Harrisoniae Perforatae

牛筋果
牛筋果 #

Name

Niu Jin Guo (Radix Harrisoniae Perforatae)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh root or leaf of Harrisonia perforate (Bl.) Merr. (Family Simaroubaceae), growing on mountain slopes, in forests and scrubs on mountainous areas, and distributed in Guang dong and Hainan of China.

  1. 牛筋果
  2. Niu Jin Guo
  3. Root of perforated harrisonia

The Effect of Radix Harrisoniae Perforatae

Property

Bitter, cold; lung and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and prevent malaria.

Indications

Nebula, Marlaria.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g, or double the dosage with the fresh.