Seed of Abutilon theophrasti Medic., family Malvaceae.
Seed Triangular-reniform, surface greydark, covered by white sparse hairs,
with hilum at the concave side, and radial lines around. Bitter in taste,
mild in nature, and attributive to large and small intestine and urinary
1. Promote diuresis and relieve stranguria: For stranguria caused by urinary
stone and that of heat type, and edema.
2. Lactofuging and induce abortion: For galactostasis and dead fetus.
3. Lubricate the intestine to relax the bowels: For constipation due to
Its fatty oil is a purgative.
10-15g (crushed before boiling).