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Mao Dong Qing (Pubescent Holly Root)

  1. 毛冬青
  2. Pubescent Holly Root
  3. Radix Ilicis Pubescentis

The Effect of Mao Dong Qing


Bitter, astringent, cold; heart and lung meridians entered.


Clear heat and remove toxicity, activate blood and dredge meridians.


Burns and scalds, erysipelas, acute tonsillitis, cough and asthma due to lung-heat, cold due to wind-heat, apoplexy, hemiplegia, central retinitis, thromboangitis obliterans, swelling and aching of gum, Sores and boils, sore throat, obstruction of qi in the chest.

Dosage and Administrations

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


It is toxic,so avoid taking for a long time or overdose.