Herba Agrimoniae

 

Source
Herb of Agrimonia pilosa Ledeb., family Rosaceae.

Characteristics
A herb, about 1 meter tall, covered by white hairs. Stem round. Leaves alternate, pinnately compound; leaflet ovate, unequal in size, alternately arranged; margin serrate. Raceme terminal. Flowers small and yellow. Bitter and astringent in taste, slightly warm in nature and attributive to lung, spleen and liver channels.

Indication
1. Stop bleeding by astringing: For various kinds of bleeding, such as hematemesis, hemoptysis, epistaxis, hemafecia, metrorrhagia, etc.
2. Clear away toxic material and kill parasites: For skin infection, hemorrhoids, diarrhea, dysentery and malaria. Recently, usea for bacterial food poisoning, and trichomonas vaginitis (external use of concentrated decoction).

Pharmacological Action
1. Its active component agrimonine is a hemostatic.
2. Cardiotonic in experimental animals.
3. Trichomonacidal.

Administration Decoction: 9-15g.


   

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