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Devilpepper Root

萝芙木
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Name

Luo Fu Mu (Devilpepper Root)

  1. 萝芙木
  2. Radix Rauvolfiae
  3. 蘿芙木
  4. Luo Fu Mu

The Effect of Devilpepper Root

Property

Bitter, slightly pungent, cool.

Actions

Clear heat, reduce blood pressure, induce tranquilization.

Indications

Hypertension, sore throat, dizziness, insomnia, stomachache, common cold with fever.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of qi and blood deficiency and stomach illness.