Herb: Mian Shen
Latin name: Eriophyton wallichii
Medicinal use of Mian Shen:The entire plant is used in Tibetan medicine, it is said to have a sweet taste and a cooling potency. Anti-inflammatory and febrifuge, it dries up pus and joins cut nerves/vessels. It is used in the treatment of inflammation of the lungs, pus in the lungs, inflammations of wounds/sores and cut nerves/blood vessels.
Description of the plant:
(7 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Alpine, stony alluvial fans at elevations of 2700 - 4700 metres.
Cultivation of Mian Shen:Alpine, stony alluvial fans at elevations of 2700 - 4700 metres.
Known hazards of Eriophyton wallichii:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.