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Han Zhong Fang Ji

汉中防己
汉中防己 #

Name

Han Zhong Fang Ji (Radix aristolochiae heterophyllae)

Sources

The drug is the root of Aristolochia heterophylla Hemsl. (family Aristolochiaceae), growing insparsewoods of hillside scrubs, and distributed in Hebei, Shaanxi, Gansu, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Yunnanand Guizhou of China.

  1. 汉中防己
  2. 异叶马兜铃
  3. Yellowmouth Dutchmanspipe Root
  4. Radix aristolochiae heterophyllae

The Effect of Han Zhong Fang Ji

Property

Pungent, bitter, cold; bladder, spleen and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

It is used to induce diuresis, subdue swelling and relieve rheumatic condition, reduce blood pressure; for the treatment of edema, dribbling and painful micturition, tinea pedis, rheumatic arthralgia and hypertension.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~10 g.