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Twig and leaf of Pilular Adina

水团花
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Name

Shui Tuan Hua (Twig and leaf of Pilular Adina)

Sources

The drug is the dried or fresh root, stem and leaf, or flower and fruit of Adina pilulifera (Lam.) Franch. ex Drake (Family Rubiaceae), growing on hillsides, in forests, along roads and streams, and distributedin Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi, Guizhou and Sichuan of China.

  1. 水团花
  2. Herba Adinae Piluliferae
  3. 水團花
  4. Shui Tuan Hua

The Effect of Twig and leaf of Pilular Adina

Property

Bitter, astringent, cool; liver, spleen and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and eliminate dampness, disperse stasis and alleviate pain, stop bleeding and astringe wound.

Indications

Dysentery, traumatic bleeding, unhealing ulcer, sores and boils, edema, eczema, enteritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.