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Sheng Teng

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Name

Sheng Teng (Stem of Common Stelmatocrypton)

Sources

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.

  1. 生藤
  2. Common stelmatocrypton herb
  3. Herba Stelmatocrypti Khasiani
  4. Stem of Common Stelmatocrypton

The Effect of Sheng Teng

Property

Sweet, pungent, warm; spleen and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind-cold, promote the flow of qi and dredge meridians.

Indications

Cold, rheumatic arthritis, stomachache, abdominal distension and trachitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g or take the pouwder.