Zhao Sheng Han Cai (Rorippae lslandicae Herba)
The drug is the dried whole herb of Rorippa islandica (()ed.)Borb. (family Cruciferae) , growing on mountain lands, roadsides and field sides, in rock sutures, wet places of ditches; distributed in Northeast, Northwest and Southwest of China.
The Effect of Rorippae lslandicae Herba
It is used to clear away heat and promote diuresis, to counteract toxicity and relieve swelling; for the treatment of edema, jaundice, gonorrhea, hydroperitoneum, sore throat, carbuncles, burns and scalds.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 6~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.