Theory

Shi Wei Pyrrosia Leaves - Chinese Herbal Medicine


Shi Wei Names

  • English Name: Pyrrosia Leaves
  • Pinyin Name: Shi Wei

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Shi Wei Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Promotes urination, drains damp-heat from the bladder - hot, stone, xue lin.
  • Clears heat and stops bleeding - vomiting, uterine bleeding.
  • Clears the lungs, expels phlegm, relieves cough - lung heat, wheezing.


Shi Wei Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 3-9g




Shi Wei Appears In 2 Formulas

San Jin Wan

  • Triple Gold Pills
    • Painful/burning or diffulty urination possibly with increased urgency due to damp heat accumulation.
    • Dark or scanty urine.
    • Urinary stones.
    • Urinary tract infection.
  • Expel Dampness
  • Clear Damp-Heat
  • Cautions
    • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
    • Not suitable for long term use.

Wu Ling San Wan




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