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Mosla chinensis is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.40 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
E. Asia - China.
Virgin wilds and roadsides[
]. Grassy slopes and forests from sea level to 1400 metres in Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan and Sichuan provinces[
The whole plant is anodyne. It breaks up clots and resolves gonorrhoeal discharges. A decoction is used in the treatment of traumatic bruises and pain, poisonous snake bites, heat-stroke fever and itching from oozing rash[