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Caulis Akebiae

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Mu Tong (Caulis Akebiae)

  1. Mu Tong
  2. 木通
  3. Akebia Stem

The Effect of Caulis Akebiae


Bitter, cool; heart, small intestine and bladder meridians entered.


Clear heart-fire, promote diuresis, stimulate the menstrual flow and promote the milk-secretion.


Galactostasis, edema, sore throat, amenorrhea, pharyngitis, stranguria with turbid discharge, difficulty and pain in micturition, irritable feverish sensation in chest, crampy pain of whole body.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~6 g, or made into pill or powder.


It is contraindicated for qi deficiency, spermatorrhea and pregnant women.