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Xun Gu Feng

Xun Gu Feng
Xun Gu Feng #

Name

Xun Gu Feng (Wooly Dutchmanspipe Herb)

  1. Herba Aristolochiae Mollissimae
  2. 尋骨風
  3. Wooly Dutchmanspipe Herb
  4. 寻骨风

The Effect of Xun Gu Feng

Property

Pungent, bitter, neutral; liver meridian entered.

Actions

Dispel wind-damp, dredge meridians and alleviate pain.

Indications

Rheumatoid arthritis, pain due to traumatic injury, numbness in limbs, muscular constriction.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or soaked in wine.

Cations

It is contraindicated for yin deficiency with endogenous heat and nephritic patients. It should not be used overdose or for a long time.