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Chou Wu Tong

Posted by: admin on Feb 22, 2008 - 09:06 PM
Dispel Wind-Dampness

1 TASTE
Pungent, bitter, sweet and cool


2 MERIDIANS
Liver


3 FUNCTIONS
To dispel wind and dampness


4 INDICATIONS
1. Wind-damp obstruction syndrome manifested as rheumatic pain, numbness of limbs and hemiplegia. Glorybower leaf (Chou Wu Tong)is used with Siegesbeckia (Xi Xian Cao), Uncaria stem(Gou Teng)and Mulberry mistletoe(Sang Ji Sheng).2.Eczema. The decoction of the herb is used for external washing.


5 DOSAGE
5-15g


6 COUTIONS
This herb should not be boiled for a long time.


Chou Wu Tong

Image of herb: Chou Wu Tong

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