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Chinese Ivy Stem

常春藤
常春藤 #

Name

Chang Chun Teng (Chinese Ivy Stem)

  1. 常春藤
  2. Caulis Hederae Sinensis
  3. Chang Chun Teng

The Effect of Chinese Ivy Stem

Property

Pungent, bitter, neutral; liver, spleen and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind, eliminate dampness, calm the liver, remove toxicity.

Indications

Sores and boils, nebula, dizziness, hepatitis, nose bleeding, rheumatic arthritis, facial paralysis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g, or made into powder, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.