Chinese Herbs: Tu Fu Ling (Smilax or Glabrous Greenbrier Rhizome), Rhizoma Smilacis Galbrae
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Chinese Herbs: Tu Fu Ling (Smilax or Glabrous Greenbrier Rhizome), Rhizoma Smilacis Galbrae

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Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Neutral Tu Fu Ling (Rhizoma Smilacis Galbrae)
Channels:
LIV, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Latin:
Rhizoma Smilacis Galbrae
Chinese:
土茯苓
Tone Marks:
tŭ fú líng

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Relieves Toxins and Reduces Dampness
    For urinary tract infections, Damp-Heat jaundice, syphilis, and joint pain or rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Clears the Skin
    Good for treating chronic and recurrent Damp-Heat skin disorders or acute skin lesions caused by heat.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Contraindicated in cases of liver and kidney Yin deficiency. Some traditional sources do not recommend taking this herb with tea.

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 15-60 grams.
  • Part used: rhizome.