Herba Pteridis Multifidae

 

Source
Herb of Pteris multifida Poir. ex Lam., family Pteridaceae.

Characteristics
Herb, 25-60 cm tall. Rhizome with scales and fibrous roots. Leaves clustered, grey-green, petiole slender, pinnately compound, pinnae at the lower part 2-3 forked, the pinnae and pinnules slender, with narrow wings at the rachis. Sporothecium brown, growing in line attached to the margin of the dorsal side. Slightly bitter in taste, cool in nature, and attributive to large intestine and urinary bladder channels.

Indication
1. Clear away heat and toxic material: For diarrhea and dysentery of dampness-heat type, stranguria of heat type.
2. Cool the blood and stop bleeding: For hematuria, hemafecia, epistaxis and hemorrhoidal bleeding. Recently, also for bleeding in the biliary tract.

Pharmacological Action
Bacteriostatic effect on Bacillus dysenteriae.

Administration Decoction: 10-15g.


   

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Mr. Wang Tao

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