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Tuberculate Speranskia Herb

Tou Gu Cao
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Tou Gu Cao (Herba Speranskiae Tuberculatae)

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  3. Herba Speranskiae Tuberculatae

The Effect of Tuberculate Speranskia Herb


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.