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Qing Feng Teng

Qing Feng Teng
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Qing Feng Teng (Caulis Sinomenii)


The drug is the dried stem rattan of the Sinomenium acutum (Thunb.)Rehd. et Wils. (family Menisperrnaceae), growing at wet places in woods and shrubs of hill area, distributed in Shaanxi, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Sichuan of China.


It contains sinomenine, sinoacutine, disinomenine, ethylsinomenine, sinactine, acutumine, acutumidine, tuduranine, magnoflorine, and a small amount of stepherine, michelalbine, dl syringaresinol, β-sitosterol, stigmasterol.

  1. 青风藤
  2. Caulis Sinomenii
  3. Ovientvine
  4. 青風藤

The Effect of Qing Feng Teng


Bitter, pungent, neutral; liver and spleen meridians entered.


Dispel wind-damp, promote diuresis.


Edema, dermatophytosis, rheumatoid arthritis, tuberculous arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, lage dose can be 30~60g, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.