Qian Nian Jian (Obscured Homalomena Rhizome)
The Effect of Qian Nian Jian
Bitter, pungent, warm, slightly toxic; stomach, liver and kidney meridians entered.
Expel wind-damp, strengthen tendons and bones, alleviate pain and resolve swelling.
Stomach, sores and boils, rheumatic arthritis, sores and weakness of waist and knees, muscular constriction and numbness in lower limbs.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~15 g, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.
It is contraindicated for yin-deficiency with excessive heat. Avoid eating raddish when using it.