Tou Gu Cao (Herba Speranskiae Tuberculatae)
The Effect of Tou Gu Cao
Pungent, bitter, warm, slightly toxic; liver and kidney meridians entered.
Dispel wind and eliminate dampness, relax tendons, activate blood and alleviate pain.
Dermatophytosis due to cold-damp, sores and boils, rheumatoid arthritis, contracture of muscles and bones.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~15 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.
It is contraindicated to pregnant women.