Shi Shang Bai (Selaginella)

Shi Shang Bai (Selaginella)

Herb 22 of 29 in Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Cold Shi Shang Bai (Herba Selaginellae Doederleinii)
Sweet, Spicy, Neutral, Bitter, Cold
Herba Selaginellae Doederleinii
Tone Marks:
shí shàng băi
Stone Top Fir
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Clears Heat and Reduces Toxicity
    Used for treating fever, Lung heat cough, sore throat, and ulcers.
  • Drains Damp-Heat
    For cancer or cirrhosis of the Liver, ascites, Damp-Heat jaundice, and Damp-Heat in the urinary bladder.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Possible side effects may include discomfort, reduction of appetite, and hair loss.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 15-30 grams. Up to 60 grams for cancer or cirrhosis of the liver.

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