Source Common Clubmoss Herb is the dried whole plant of Lycopodium japonicum Thunbs. (Fam. Lycopodiaceae)
Producing Areas Northeast China, North China, Central China and Southwest China
Properties Slightly Bitter, Spicy, Warm
- Treats Bi syndrome of wind-dampness with unsmooth movement of joints
- Relieves rheumatic conditions and muscular contracture
- Treats arthralgia with limited mobility of the joints
- Treats traumatic injuries with blood stasis and painful swelling
Usage and Dosage
3–12 g is used in decoction for oral use.
Use with caution in pregnant women.
Keep in a dry place.
Description of Quality Herb
The good one has a long stem and is yellowish green in colour.