INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Pharmaceutical Latin: Radix Aristolochiae
Radix Aristolochiae Recurvilabra
Common English: Slender Dutchmanspipe Root
Herbs that Promote the Movement of Qi
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Acrid
Bitter
Cold
Mildly Toxic
Liver
Stomach
3-10g
Powder: 1.5-2g
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Promotes the flow of Qi, alleviates pain, resolves edema, clears Heat and removes toxicity

Liver and Stomach Qi Stagnation complicated with Heat with distending pain in chest, hypochondrium and abdomen

Diarrhea and dysentery with abdominal pain

Abscesses, sores and deep-rooted boils, eczema, snakebite internally or topically

CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Do not overdose due to the side effects of nausea and vomiting.
INCOMPATIBILITIES
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

Fr. Toosendan
Chuan Lian Zi
Rz. Cyperi
Xiang Fu
Rx. Aucklandiae
Mu Xiang

Rz. Alpiniae Officinarum
Gao Liang Jian
Rz. Cyperi
Xiang Fu
Fr, Amomi
Sha Ren

Rz. Coptidis
Huang Lian
Cx. Phellodendri
Huang Bai

Liver and Stomach Qi Stagnation complicated with Heat with distending pain in chest, hypochondrium and abdomen

Gastric and abdominal distention due to Stomach Cold and Qi Stagnation

Diarrhea and dysentery with abdominal pain due to improper diet and Summer-Damp Retention

Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae
Bai Zhi

 

 

Snakebite internally or topically

 

 

  1. Qing Mu Xiang is the root of the plant Fructus Aristolochiae Ma Dou Ling.