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Shi Nan Ye

Shi Nan Ye
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Name

Shi Nan Ye (Folium Photiniae)

  1. Chinese Photinia Leaf
  2. Folium Photiniae
  3. Shi Nan
  4. 石楠叶
  5. 石楠
  6. 石楠葉

The Effect of Shi Nan Ye

Property

Pungent, neutral, bitter, slightly toxic; liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind, dredge meridians and tonify kidney.

Indications

Impotence, spermatorrhea, sores and weakness of waist and knees, rheumatic arthritis, migraine, rubella.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~12 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for sprinkling or puffing through nose.

Cations

It is contraindicated in case of yin deficiency with effulgent fire.