Herba Nerviliae

 

Source
Herb of Nervilia fordii (Hance) Schltr., family Orchidaceae.

Characteristics
A herbiet. Rhizome globular, 5-20 mm in diameter, with fibrous roots and 1-2 blades. Leaf ovatecordate, about 6-12 cm in length and width, with several obvious arched parallel veins; petiole long, tubular at the lower part, surrounded by the purple-red leaf sheath; flower rare. Sweet in taste, cool in nature, and attributive to lung, heart and liver channel~

Indication
I. Clear away heat and toxic material: For skin infection of intense heat type, sorethroat, summer-heat syndrome with fever and thirst, scrofula.
2. Moisturize the lung to relieve cough: For cough of heat type and dryness type.

Pharmacological Action
Defervescent, detoxifying, expectorant and antitussive.

Administration Decoction: 9-15g.


   

Please feel free to contact
Mr. Wang Tao

E-mail:
herb@damo-qigong.net
Copy Right@1999-2003 Traditional Chinese DaMo Qigong. All Right Reserved.