Shi Fang Feng (Terebinthaceous hogfennel root)
The drug is the dried root of Peucedanum terebinthaceum (Fisch.)Fisch. et Turcz. ( family Umbelliferae), growing in grasslands, woods or on the edges of forest and distributed in Northeast China, Northern China, Eastern China and Shaanxi, Gansu, Xinjiang, Henan, Hubei, Sichuan, Guizhou.
The root and fruit contain l-marmesin(nodakenetin).
The Effect of Terebinthaceous hogfennel root
It is used to relieve dyspnea and cough, to dispel wind-heat, eliminate the phlegm; for the treatment common cold with cough, bronchitis and cough in gestational period.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~9 g, or pounded into powder for oral taking.