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Rhizoma Amorphophalli

The Effect of Rhizoma Amorphophalli


Bitter, pungent, cold, toxic.


Resolve swelling and dissipate nodulation, remove toxicity and alleviate pain.


Tumor and tuberculosis of lymph nodes for oral administration; Snake bites, sores and boils for external application.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. It should be decocted for more than 2 hours. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with vinegar.


It is contraindicated to eat the raw drug. Don’t take overdose.