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Paniculate Swallowwort Root

Xu Chang Qing
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Xu Chang Qing2
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Name

Xu Chang Qing (Paniculate Swallowwort Root)

  1. Xu Chang Qing
  2. Radix Cynanchi Paniculati
  3. 徐長卿
  4. 徐长卿

The Effect of Paniculate Swallowwort Root

Property

Pungent, warm; liver and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Stop cough and relieve pain, promote diuresis and resolve swelling, activate blood and remove toxicity.

Indications

Stomachache, toothache, edema, dysentery, eczema, snake bites, traumatic injury, rheumatic arthritis, chronic bronchitis, ascites, urticaria, enteritis, dysmenorrhea.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g, or made into powder, 1.5~3 g. It shouldn’t be decocted for a long time.

Cations

It is contraindicated to weak people.