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Herba Stelmatocrypti Khasiani

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Name

Sheng Teng (Stem of Common Stelmatocrypton)

Sources

The drug is the dried entire plant of Stelmatocrypton khasianum (Benth.) H. Baill. (family Asclepiadaceae), growing on hilly scrubs, woods, and distributed in Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan of China.

  1. 生藤
  2. Common stelmatocrypton herb
  3. Stem of Common Stelmatocrypton
  4. Sheng Teng

The Effect of Herba Stelmatocrypti Khasiani

Property

Sweet, pungent, warm; spleen and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind-cold, promote the flow of qi and dredge meridians.

Indications

Cold, rheumatic arthritis, stomachache, abdominal distension and trachitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g or take the pouwder.