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Da Ye Teng

大叶藤
大叶藤 #

Name

Da Ye Teng (Stem of tonkin tinomiscium)

Sources

The drug is the dried stem of Tinomiscium tonkinense Gagnep. (Family Menis permaceae), growing in woods in valley or in hilly scrub, distributed in Guangxi, Guizhou and Yunnan of China.

Constiuents

The branch, leaf and pericarp contain gutta-perna and alkaloids.

  1. 大叶藤
  2. Stem of tonkin tinomiscium
  3. Caulis Tinomiscii Tonkinensis

The Effect of Da Ye Teng

Property

Bitter, cold; liver meridian entered.

Actions

Expel wind-damp, dredge meridians, dissipate stasis and alleviate pain, remove toxicity.

Indications

Traumatic injury, swelling and pain of eyes, sore throat, lumbago, rheumatic arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.