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Zhu Sha Lian

朱砂莲
朱砂莲 #

Name

Zhu Sha Lian (Kaempfer Dutchmanspipe Root)

  1. 朱砂莲
  2. 朱砂蓮
  3. Kaempfer dutchmanspipe root
  4. Radix Aristolochiae Kaempferi

The Effect of Zhu Sha Lian

Property

Bitter, pungent, cold; heart, lung and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, regulate qi and alleviate pain.

Indications

Sores and boils, diarrhea, snake bites, toothache, chest pain, laryngalgia, eruptive disease.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~10 g, or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder with vinegar for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to weak people.