Bei Dou Gen (Asiatic Moonseed Rhizome)
The Effect of Rhizoma Menispermi
Bitter, cold, slightly toxic; lung, stomach and lung intestine meridians entered.
Clear heat and remove toxicity; resolve swelling and alleviate pain; promote diuresis.
Sore throat; cough with lung heat; mumps; diarrhea; jaundice; rheumatoid arthritis; haemorrhoid; snake and insect bites.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~9 g. It should be slowly swallowed in the mouth for sore throat. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.