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Radix Ardisiae Crenatae

Zhu Sha Gen
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Zhu Sha Gen (Radix Ardisiae Crenatae)

  1. Zhu Sha Gen
  2. 朱砂根
  3. Coral Ardisia Root

The Effect of Radix Ardisiae Crenatae


Slightly bitter, pungent, neutral; lung and liver meridian entered.


Remove toxicity and resolve swelling, activate blood to alleviate pain, dispel wind and eliminate dampness.


Sore throat, traumatic injury, rheumatic arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or made into pill or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.