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Caulis Sinomenii

Qing Feng Teng
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Name

Qing Feng Teng (Caulis Sinomenii)

Sources

The drug is the dried stem rattan of the Sinomenium acutum (Thunb.)Rehd. et Wils. (family Menisperrnaceae), growing at wet places in woods and shrubs of hill area, distributed in Shaanxi, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Sichuan of China.

Constituents

It contains sinomenine, sinoacutine, disinomenine, ethylsinomenine, sinactine, acutumine, acutumidine, tuduranine, magnoflorine, and a small amount of stepherine, michelalbine, dl syringaresinol, β-sitosterol, stigmasterol.

  1. Qing Feng Teng
  2. 青風藤
  3. Ovientvine
  4. 青风藤

The Effect of Caulis Sinomenii

Property

Bitter, pungent, neutral; liver and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind-damp, promote diuresis.

Indications

Edema, dermatophytosis, rheumatoid arthritis, tuberculous arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, lage dose can be 30~60g, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.