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Rhizoma Schizocapsae Plantagineae

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Shui Tian Qi (Lobedfruit Schizocapsa Rhizome)


The drug is the dried rhizome of Schizocapsa plantaginea Hance (Family Taccaceae),growing in ravines, in forests, in swampy lands along roadsides and streams, and distributed inJiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou and Yunnan of China.

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  3. Lobedfruit Schizocapsa Rhizome

The Effect of Rhizoma Schizocapsae Plantagineae


Rhizome is used as antipyetic, anti-inflammatary, antioncotic, analgesic and anti-malarial, for the treatment of gastroduodenal ulcer, chronic gastritis, pneumonitis, upper respiratory tract infection, cough, sore throat, tonsillitis, mumps, toothache and regulating menstruation.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or pounded into powder for oral taking. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.