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Ma Wei Lian

Ma Wei Lian
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Ma Wei Lian (Meadowrue Root and Rhizome)

  1. 马尾连
  2. Meadowrue Root and Rhizome
  3. 馬尾連
  4. Radix et Rhizoma Thalictri

The Effect of Ma Wei Lian


Bitter, cold; liver, heart and large intestine meridians entered.


Clear heat and dry dampness, remove toxicity.


Dysentery, cold, sores and boils, measles, infective hepatitis, enteritis, conjunctivitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~15 g, or made into powder or electuary. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with fresh product, or decocted for washing, or made ointment.


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