Chinese Herb: Lu Lu Tong (Sweetgum Fruit), Fructus Liquidambaris Taiwaniae
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Chinese Herb: Lu Lu Tong (Sweetgum Fruit), Fructus Liquidambaris Taiwaniae

Herb 12 of 34 in Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation

Neutral Lu Lu Tong (Fructus Liquidambaris Taiwaniae)
Channels:
LIV, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Fructus Liquidambaris Taiwaniae
Chinese:
路路通
Tone Marks:
lù lù tōng
Translation:
All Roads Open

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Moves Qi and Blood, Opens Channels, Opens Middle Burner
    Excellent for pain in low back, knees and extremities. For epigastric pain, abdominal pain, irregular menses, and scanty menses
  • Promotes Urination, Expels Wind, Treats Allergies
    For dysuria and edema, nasal congestion, painful obstruction. Able to treat skin and nasal allergies including urticaria, allergic rhinitis, and general itching.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use during pregnancy
  • Do not use for hypermenorrhea

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 4.5–9 grams in decoction (Bensky)
  • 3-9 grams in decoction (Chen)
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