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Chinaroot Greenbier Rhizome

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Name

Ba Qi (Chinaroot Greenbier Rhizome)

  1. Ba Qi
  2. Rhizoma Smilacis Chinensis
  3. 菝葜
  4. 菝契

The Effect of Chinaroot Greenbier Rhizome

Property

Sweet, sour, neutral; liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind-damp and induce diuresis, relieve swelling and boils.

Indications

Arthralgia, numbness, deep-rooted boil, edema, dysentery, diarrhea, swelling and boils, haemorrhoid,scrofula.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g; or soaked in wine, made into pill or powder.

Cations

It is contraindicated to tea and vinegar.