Bai Wei (Radix Cynanchi Atrati)
The Effect of Bai Wei
Bitter and cold; liver, kidney, lung, and stomach meridians entered.
Clear deficiency heat, clear lung heat, cool blood, remove toxicity, induce diuresis, alleviate stranguria.
Deficiency heat due to yin deficiency or post-parturition; cough due to lung heat; bleeding due to blood heat; heat and blood stranguria; sore and abscess, sore throat with swelling pain; exogenous pathogenic with yin deficiency.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 4.5～9 g.
It is contraindicated in cases of poor appetite and diarrhea due to deficient cold of spleen and stomach.