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Forrest Silkvine Stem or Root

黑骨头
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Name

Hei Gu Tou (Forrest Silkvine Stem or Root)

  1. 黑骨头
  2. 黑骨頭
  3. Caulis et Radix Periplocae Forrestii
  4. Hei Gu Tou

The Effect of Forrest Silkvine Stem or Root

Property

Sweet, pungent, warm, slightly toxic.

Actions

Dispel wind, eliminate dampness, activate blood, treat boils.

Indications

Traumatic injury, amenorrhea, acute mastitis, rheumatic arthritis, fracture.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~6 g, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cautions

Do not take overdose. It is contraindicated in case of hepatitis and peptic ulcer.