Pharmaceutical Latin: Herba Solani Lyrati
Common English: Climbing Nightshade
Herbs That Clear Heat and Purge Fire: Herbs that Clear Heat and Detoxify
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
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Actions Indications/Syndromes

Dispels Heat and Dampness and removes toxins

Malaria, jaundice, furuncle, erysipelas, pain due to pus and Blood in the ear

Eliminates Wind and promotes urination

Migratory arthralgia, rheumatalgia, ascites, edema, Lin Syndrome, stranguria with hematuria, lower abdominal pain

Regulates the circulation of Qi, invigorates the Blood and dispels Phlegm (anti-cancer)

Cancer, tumors, swellings, lumps, lower abdominal pain due to Qi Stagnation, abdominal pain due to ascariasis in children


Fr. Jujube
Da Zao

Inhibits ascitic carcinoma.

Increases antibody formation.

Increases non-specific immune response.


  • This herb in decoction treats dysphoria with a stuffy sensation, rubella, erysipelas, malignant malaria in children with chills and fever, tinea versicolor, edema, abdominal pain due to ascariasis in children and pain due to pus and Blood in the ear.
  • This herb has been shown to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
  • This herb has a good analgesic effect on cancer.
  • To treat tinea versicolor, decoct with beef.