Shui Li Teng (Henry actinidia root-bark)
The drug is the dried or fresh root bark of Actinidia callosa Lindl. var. henryi Maxim. (Family Actinidiaceae), growing along the banks of ravines, in swampy lands in mix-forests or near woods, and distributed in Shaanxi, Gangsu, Henan, Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Hubei, Hunan, Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan of China.
The Effect of Henry actinidia root-bark
Clear heat and resolve swelling, induce diuresis and alleviate pain.
Sores and boils, edema caused by damp-heat, acute appendicitis.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 30~60 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.