Tu Mao Hao
Tu Mao Hao (Herba Filifolii Sibirici)
The drug is the dried whole herb of Filifolium sibiricum (L.) Kitam. (family Compositae), growing on grasslands, pastures, and meadows, distributed in Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Inner Mongolia, Hebei, Shanxi of China.
The whole herb contains volatile oil, flavonoids, filifolin, eriodictyol, 3, 6-dimethoxyquer cetagetin, triterpenes, phenols.
The Effect of Tu Mao Hao
It is used to clear away toxic heat, regulate menstruation, stop bleeding, induce tranquilization; for the treatment of high fever, palpitation, insomnia, leukorrhagia, sores, furuncles and carbuncles, chronic ulcer of lower extremity, otitis media.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, made into paste for applying.