Pharmaceutical Latin: Folium Pyrrosiae
Common English: Pyrrosia Leaf
Felt Fern Leaf
Herbs that Drain Dampness (Diuretics)
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Slightly Cold
Severe cases: up to 30g
Tincture: 2-4ml
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Clears Damp-Heat, unblocks painful urinary dysfunction and clears stones

Damp-Heat painful urinary dysfunction, Stone Lin and Blood Lin

Clears Heat and stops bleeding (Cools the Blood)

Blood Heat bleeding (hematemesis, uterine bleeding, Blood Lin)

Clears the Lungs, expels Phlegm and stops coughing

Lung Heat coughs and wheezing


Hb. Dianthi
Qu Mai
Hua Shi

Hb. Dianthi
Qu Mai
Hua Shi

Fr. Malvae
Dong Kui Zi

Hb. Desmodii Styracifolii
Guang Jin Qian Cao
Fr. Malvae
Dong Kui Zi


Hb. Lysimachiae
Jin Qian Cao
Hb. Lygodii
Hai Jin Sha
Hua Shi

Damp-Heat in the Lower Jiao with short, stabbing, painful urination.


Stone Lin.

Fresh Pollen Typhae
Pu Huang
Fr. Gardeniae
Zhi Zi

Sm. Plantaginis
Che Qian Zi
Rz. Alismatis
Ze Xie
(Fu Ling)

Rx. Sanguisorbae
Di Yu

Hematuria with stabbing pain.


Hemoptysis due to Lung Heat.

Sm. Arecae
Bing Lang

Fr. Jujube
Da Zao

Sm. Plantaginis
Che Qian Zi
Caul. Akebiae
Mu Tong

As a powder with ginger tea for coughing and wheezing due to Phlegm-Heat in the Lungs.


Heat Lin.

Rz. Imperatae
Bai Mao Gen
Fr. Gardeniae
Zhi Zi
Pollen Typhae
Pu Huang

Rz. Anemarrhenae
Zhi Mu


Blood Lin.

Cough with Yin Deficiency.


  1. This herb has a very strong stone removing action.
  2. It can be used alone to stop bleeding.
  3. This herb has shown to be effective in treating cancer patients who have low white blood cell counts after receiving chemotherapy or radiation. It helps increase the white blood cell count.
  4. Both Shi Wei and Talcum Hua Shi are cold and unblock painful urinary dysfunction. Hua Shi is slippery and facilitates Dampness and is best used for for Damp-Heat Lin and Stone Lin. It also cools Summerheat and alleviates thirst. Shi Wei cools the Blood and stops bleeding and is best for Blood Lin. It also cools the Lungs, stops cough.
  5. Both Shi Wei and Spora Lygodii Hai Jin Sha clear Damp-Heat, unblock painful urinary dysfunction and are used to treat Hot painful urinary dysfunction (Lin Syndrome) or hematuria. Shi Wei is especially good for bloody painful urinary dysfunction and Damp-Heat painful urinary dysfunction. it also treats cough and wheezing by clearing Lung Heat and irregular uterine bleeding by cooling Blood and stopping bleeding in the Lower Jiao. Hai Jin Sha is particularly effective at treating stony painful urinary dysfunction.