Hei Gu Tou (Forrest Silkvine Stem or Root)
The Effect of Hei Gu Tou
Sweet, pungent, warm, slightly toxic.
Dispel wind, eliminate dampness, activate blood, treat boils.
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.
Do not take overdose. It is contraindicated in case of hepatitis and peptic ulcer.