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Radix Stephaniae Cepharanthae

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Bai Yao Zi (Oriental Stephania Root)

  1. 白药子
  2. Bai Yao Zi
  3. Oriental Stephania Root
  4. 白藥子

The Effect of Radix Stephaniae Cepharanthae


Bitter, pungent, cool, slightly toxic; spleen, lung and kidney meridians entered.


Clear heat and remove toxicity, expel wind and alleviate pain, cool blood and stop bleeding.


Sore throat, sores and boils, abdominal pain, nose bleeding, hematemesis, traumatic bleeding, diarrhea, rheumatic arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or made into pills and powder. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.