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Radix Veratri Taliensis

披麻草根
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Name

Pi Ma Cao Gen (Tali falsehellebore root)

Sources

The drug is the dried root and rhizome of Veratrum stenophyllum Diels (family Liliaceae), growing in grasslands on mountain slopes, in scrubs, at the margins of woods, and distributed chiefly in the north west part of Yunnan, the west part of Sichuan of China.

  1. 披麻草根
  2. Tali falsehellebore root
  3. Pi Ma Cao Gen

The Effect of Radix Veratri Taliensis

Property

Pungent, bitter, cold, toxic; heart and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

It is used to activate blood circulation and remove blood stasis, stop bleeding and relieve pain, induce vomiting and diuresis; for the treatment of traumatic injury, fracture, traumatic bleeding, rheumatic arthritis, epilepsy, paraplegia.

Dosage and Administrations

It is made into powder, 0.03~0.06 g is taken each time, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Contraindication

It is contraindicated using with Ren Shen, Dan Shen, Sha Shen, Dang Shen, Shao Yao, Xi Xin, Ku Shen and Xuan Shen.