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Lu Lu Tong
Lu Lu Tong #

Name

Lu Lu Tong (Beautiful Sweetgum Fruit)

  1. Lu Lu Tong
  2. Fructus Liquidambaris
  3. Beautiful Sweetgum Fruit

The Effect of 路路通

Property

Bitter, neutral; liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind and dredge meridians, promote diuresis and eliminate dampness.

Indications

Amenorrhea, stomachache, edema, abdominal distension, hypogalactia, muscular constricture in hands and feet, arthritis, anal fistula, sores and boils, tinea and eczema.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g or stir-bake it into charcoal. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.

Cations

It is contraindicated to pregnant women.