Herba Sedi Sarmentosi

 

Source
The whole plant of Sedum sarmentosum Bunge, family Crassulaceae.

Characteristics
A succulent herb. Stems creeping. Leaves trifoliate, veticiliate and oblanceolate. Cyme acrogenous, composed of small and yellowish flowers. Sweet and bland in taste, cool in nature, and attributive to liver, gallbladder and small intestine channels.

Indication
1. Deprive dampness and relieve jaundice: For infectious hepatitis by protecting liver and lowering the level of transaminase.
2. Clear away heat and toxic. material: For carbunculosis, furunculosis, erysipilas, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, conjunctivitis, otitis media, mumps, and insect, centipede and bee bites (external and oral use).

Pharmacological Action
1. Its amino acids protect the liver of rats and mice from CCl4 damage.
2. Inhibiting the growth of Staphylococcus aureus, oi and streptococcus and Shigella flexneri in vitro.

Administration Decoction: 10-30g.
Tablet (each containing 0.32g of its extract): 6 tablets tid.
Instant granule: 1 packet bid.


   

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