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Rhamni Parvifoliae Fructus

Name

Xiao Ye Shu Li (Rhamni Parvifoliae Fructus)

Sources

The drug is the dried ripe fruit of Rhamnus parvifolia Bge. (Family Rhamnacese) , growing on sunny mountain slopes, on grass lands, or in scrubs, and distributed in Heilongjiang, Liaoning, Jilin and Hebei of China.

  1. 小叶鼠李
  2. Xiao Ye Shu Li
  3. 琉璃枝

The Effect of Rhamni Parvifoliae Fructus

Property

Bitter, cool, slightly toxic.

Actions

Clear heat and induce diarrhea, remove toxicity and eliminate scrofula.

Indications

Abdominal distention and constipation, externally for scabies, tinea and scrofulas.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 1.5~3 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.