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Shui Li Teng


Shui Li Teng (Henry actinidia root-bark)


The drug is the dried or fresh root bark of Actinidia callosa Lindl. var. henryi Maxim. (Family Actinidiaceae), growing along the banks of ravines, in swampy lands in mix-forests or near woods, and distributed in Shaanxi, Gangsu, Henan, Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Hubei, Hunan, Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan of China.

  1. 水梨藤
  2. Henry actinidia root-bark

The Effect of Shui Li Teng


Clear heat and resolve swelling, induce diuresis and alleviate pain.


Sores and boils, edema caused by damp-heat, acute appendicitis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 30~60 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.