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Beautiful Sweetgum Fruit

Lu Lu Tong
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Lu Lu Tong (Beautiful Sweetgum Fruit)

  1. Lu Lu Tong
  2. 路路通
  3. Fructus Liquidambaris

The Effect of Beautiful Sweetgum Fruit


Bitter, neutral; liver and kidney meridians entered.


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


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.


It is contraindicated to pregnant women.