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Zou Ma Tai

走马胎
走马胎 #

Name

Zou Ma Tai (Giantleaf Ardisia Rhizome)

  1. 走马胎
  2. Rhizoma Ardisiae Gigantifoliae
  3. 走馬胎
  4. Giantleaf Ardisia Rhizome

The Effect of Zou Ma Tai

Property

Bitter, slightly pungent, warm.

Actions

Expel wind-damp, strengthen the tendons and bones, activate blood and disperse stasis.

Indications

Sores and boils, traumatic injury, rheumatic arthritis, blood stasis after delivery.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or 30~60 g of the fresh, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.