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Langdu Root

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Lang Du (Radix Euphorbiae Ebracteolatae)

  1. Lang Du
  2. Radix Euphorbiae Ebracteolatae
  3. 狼毒
  4. Radix Euphorbiae Fischerianae

The Effect of Langdu Root


Pungent, neutral, toxic; liver and spleen meridians entered.


Eliminate phlegm, alleviate pain, dissipate food stagnation and kill parasites.


Edema, abdominal distension, cough and dyspnea, scrofula, cutaneous tuberculosis, chronic bronchitis, parasites, food stagnation, excessive phlegm, anal fistula, scabies, pain of heart and abdomen.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 0.9~2.4 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice or made into powder for applying.


It is contraindicated to pregnant women and weak people.