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Tian Mu Mu Jiang Zi

天目木姜子
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Name

Tian Mu Mu Jiang Zi (Root leaf and fruit of Tianmu mountain litse)

Sources

The drug is the root bark, leaf or ripe fruit of Litsea auriculata Chien et Cheng (Family Lauraceae), growing on hillslopes and in valley miscellenous woods, distributed in Zhejiang, the south of Anhui of China.

  1. 天目木姜子
  2. Root leaf and fruit of Tianmu mountain litse
  3. Radix Folium et Fructus Litseae Auriculatae

The Effect of Tian Mu Mu Jiang Zi

Property

Bitter, pungent, warm; liver and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

The root bark and fruit are used as pesticide, for the treatment of taeniasis and oxyuriasis. Fresh leaf is used for injury of muscles and joints.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~12 g.