Chinese Herbs: Sang Ji Sheng (Mulberry Mistletoe Stems), Ramulus Loranthi Seu Visci
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Chinese Herbs: Sang Ji Sheng (Mulberry Mistletoe Stems), Ramulus Loranthi Seu Visci

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Herbs that Tonify Yin

Neutral Sang Ji Sheng (Ramulus Loranthi Seu Visci)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Ramulus Loranthi Seu Visci
Chinese:
桑寄生
Tone Marks:
sāng jì shēng
Translation:
Mulberry Parasite

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Tonifies Liver and Kidneys, Strengthens Sinews and Bones, Expels Wind-Dampness
    Treats soreness and pain in the lower back, knees and joints. Especially for elderly patients with Yin deficiency symptoms including chronic low back and knee pain, weakness and soreness, joint pain, as well as atrophy of the sinews and joints.
  • Calms Fetus
    For restless fetus along with possible back pain and bleeding
  • Nourishes Blood
    For dry scaly skin due to blood deficiency

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted. Possible allergic reactions include papular rash and pruritus
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 10-20 grams (Chen)
  • 9-15 grams (Bensky)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: