Sheng Teng (Stem of Common Stelmatocrypton)
The drug is the dried entire plant of Stelmatocrypton khasianum (Benth.) H. Baill. (family Asclepiadaceae), growing on hilly scrubs, woods, and distributed in Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan of China.
The Effect of Sheng Teng
Sweet, pungent, warm; spleen and stomach meridians entered.
Dispel wind-cold, promote the flow of qi and dredge meridians.
Cold, rheumatic arthritis, stomachache, abdominal distension and trachitis.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 6~15 g or take the pouwder.