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Radix Zanthoxyli

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Liang Mian Zhen (Radix Zanthoxyli)

  1. Liang Mian Zhen
  2. 两面针
  3. 兩面針
  4. Shinyleaf Pricklyash Root

The Effect of Radix Zanthoxyli


Bitter, pungent, neutral, slightly toxic; liver and stomach meridians entered.


Activate blood and remove stasis, promote the circulation of qi and alleviate pain, dispel wind and dredge meridians, remove toxicity and resolve swelling.


Traumatic injury, stomachache, toothache, snake bites, rheumatic arthritis; burns for external application.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~10 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.


It cann’t be taken overdosage. It is contraindicated to eat with sour food.