Chinese Name: Pang da hai
Pharmaceutical name: Semen Sterculiae Scaphigerae
Sterculia scaphigera Wall, Sterculia
Pron. in Japanese: bantaikai
Pron. in Korean: pandaehae
Pron. in Cantonese:pun4 daai6 hoi2
Common Name: boat sterculia seed
Distribution: mainly in Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, India
and Guangdong province, Hainan province of China.
Properties (characteristics): sweet, cold
Channels (meridians) entered: large intestine, lung
1.constricting the smooth
muscles of blood vessels
2.improving the inflammation of
3.lessening the spastic pain
4.the water extract of pang da
hai can promote the movement of the intestine and create a mild
laxative effect. The effect of the seed is the strongest.
Actions & Indications: acute
conjunctivitis, dry coughs, pain in the throat, coarse voice,
vomiting blood, nose bleeding, dry and hard stool, hemorrhoids, heat
type of tooth ache.
Chemical ingredients: bassorin, sterculin, arabinose, galactose, Galacturonic acid.
3 to 5 pieces one day.
cup and teapot with hot water. Use about 2 teaspoons for every 500ml
of water. Infuse in hot water at 90℃ to 95℃ for 2
to 4 minutes for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase
steeping time and temperature for subsequent brewing.