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Shui Lian Suo (Folium seu Radix Cotoneasteris Horizontalis)


The drug is the dried root or whole herb of Cotoneaster horizontalis Decne. (Family Rosaceae), growing in scrubs or on rocky slopes, and distributed in Shaanxi, Gansu, Zhejiang, Hubei, Hunan, Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan of China.

  1. 水莲沙
  2. Folium seu Radix Cotoneasteris Horizontalis
  3. 平枝栒子

The Effect of Shui Lian Suo


Clear heat, eliminate dampness, resolve phlegm, relieve cough, stop bleeding and alleviate pain.


Dysentery, diarrhea, abdominal pain, hematemesis, dysmenorrhea, leukorrhea, etc.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g.