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Zhu Sha Gen

Zhu Sha Gen
Zhu Sha Gen #

Name

Zhu Sha Gen (Radix Ardisiae Crenatae)

  1. Coral Ardisia Root
  2. Radix Ardisiae Crenatae
  3. 朱砂根

The Effect of Zhu Sha Gen

Property

Slightly bitter, pungent, neutral; lung and liver meridian entered.

Actions

Remove toxicity and resolve swelling, activate blood to alleviate pain, dispel wind and eliminate dampness.

Indications

Sore throat, traumatic injury, rheumatic arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or made into pill or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.