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Radix Tinosporae

Jin Guo Lan
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Jin Guo Lan (Arrowshaped Tinospora Root)

  1. Jin Guo Lan
  2. 金果榄
  3. Arrowshaped Tinospora Root
  4. 金果欖

The Effect of Radix Tinosporae


Bitter, cold; spleen and kidney meridians entered.


Clear heat and remove toxicity.


Sores and boils, stomachache, appendicitis, mastitis, mumps, acute pharyngitis, tonsillitis, enteritis, stomatitis, bacillary dysentery, aphonia due to hot cough.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or made into powder, 1~2 g per time. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or puff through throat.


It is contraindicated for weakness of the spleen and the stomach.