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Radix Tinosporae

Jin Guo Lan
Jin Guo Lan #

Name

Jin Guo Lan (Arrowshaped Tinospora Root)

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

The Effect of Radix Tinosporae

Property

Bitter, cold; spleen and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity.

Indications

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.

Cations

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