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Caulis Lonicerae

The Effect of Caulis Lonicerae


Sweet, cold; heart and lung meridians entered.


Clear heat, romove toxicity and dredge meridians.


Sores and boils, infectious hepatitis, febrile disease, dysentery due to heat-toxin, arthralgia and myalgia.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g, or made into pill and powder or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying, or decocted for washing, or made ointment, or pounded for applying with fresh product.


It is contraindicated for frequent diarrhea and deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.