Folium Pini

 

Source
The needle leaf of Pinus massoniana Lamb., family Pinaceae.

Characteristics
The needle leaf paired in a sheaf, slender-linear, 12-20 cm long, yellow-green. Two leaves jointed or separated at base. Soff in texture. Bitter in taste and warm in nature.

Indication
1. Tranquilize the mind: For palpitation, insomnia, amnesia. Recently used for neurasthenia, chronic Keshan disease, hypertension, coronary heart diseases and cor pulmonale;
2. External use for depriving dampness, killing parasite and alleviate itching: For exudative dermatitis, scabies and tinea.

Pharmacological Action
Its decoction inhibits the growth of meningococcus in vitro.

Administration Decoction: 10-15g.
External use: Appropriate amount.


   

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