Fibraurea recisa

1.      History

Fibraurea recisa belongs to Menispermaceae family. It is a woody, climbing plant found growing wild in the mountain areas of Burma, China and Vietnam.

2.      Definition & uses

2.1 Parts used:

The dear old tobacco and dried roots of trees

2.2 Chemical composition:

Alkaloids (3%), mainly from 1 to 3.5% palmatin besides jatrorrhizin, columbamin and berberine.

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2.3 Functions:

To clear heat, inflammation, antiseptic. Palmatin have inhibitory effects on intestinal bacteria and can slow down keratinocyte separation in hair follicles, the cells responsible for hair growth.

2.4 Use:

It is used to reduce inflammation, cure enteritis, cystitis, hepatitis, eye pain, pimples, fever, dysentery, palpitations, and insomnia. This herb is also raw material to extract palmatin.

Dosage: 6-12g day, decoction form.


1. Relieve urinary tract infections, inflammation grams virus, vaginitis, transparent tropical, ear infections and dysentery syndrome: Prodigal, Rustic pine, Blood example, each of 10-12g, excellent drink.

2. Purulent otitis powder mix with prodigal alum 20g 10g, blowing steadily in ear 2-3 times a day.

3. Red or swollen eyes webbed: Prodigal 4g, alum a little, small distribution, distillation in a water leach small but eye. Or use chlorhydrat palmatin powder mixture into a solution for eye drops. Sometimes they coordinate with Hoang Lien Hoang cook behind the eye lozenges.

4. High-level powder prodigal and white flowers, or high combination of high grass and milk is also used Prodigal large leaves do cure dysentery tablets.