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Shi Xian Tao

石仙桃
石仙桃 #

Name

Shi Xian Tao (Chinese Pholidota Herb)

  1. 石仙桃
  2. Herba Pholidotae Chinensis
  3. Chinese Pholidota Herb

The Effect of Shi Xian Tao

Property

Bitter, slightly sour, cool; lung and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and nourish yin, moisten the lung and remove toxicity.

Indications

Cold, traumatic injury, rheumatic arthritis, cough due to lung heat, chronic osteomyelitis, acute gastroenteritis,hemoptysis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or 15~60 g with the fresh product. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying on the affected area.