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Rhizoma Dioscoreae Nipponicae

Chuan Shan Long
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Name

Chuan Shan Long (Rhizoma Dioscoreae Nipponicae)

  1. Chuan Shan Long
  2. Ningpo Yam Rhizome
  3. 穿山龍
  4. 穿山龙
  5. Japanese Yam

The Effect of Rhizoma Dioscoreae Nipponicae

Property

Bitter, neutral; liver and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind-damp, clear lung, induce diuresis and eliminate phlegm.

Indications

Rheumatalgia, bronchitis, sudden sprain in the lumbar region, traumatic injury.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~9 g or 30~45 g of the fresh product, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded it for applying with fresh product.