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Huang Teng

Huang Teng
Huang Teng #

Name

Huang Teng (Caulis Fibraureae)

  1. Common Fibraurea Stem
  2. 黃藤
  3. Caulis Fibraureae
  4. 黄藤

The Effect of Huang Teng

Property

Bitter, cold; heart and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, purge fire and relax the bowels.

Indications

Swelling and pain of eyes, sores and boils, sore throat, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing.

Cautions

It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.