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Luo Shi Teng (Star Jasmine Stem)

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Slightly Cold Luo Shi Teng (Caulis Trachelospermi Jasminoidis)
Channels:
LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Caulis Trachelospermi Jasminoidis
Chinese:
络石藤
Tone Marks:
luò shí téng
Translation:
Collateral Stone Vine

Actions

  • Dispels Wind Damp, Opens the Channels and Collaterals
    Especially effective for painful cramps and spasms with heat.
  • Cools Blood and Reduces Swelling
    For toxic sores, red, hot and painful abscesses, sore and swollen throats

Contraindications and Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • None Noted

Dosage

  • 6-15 grams in decoction or herbal wine (Chen)
  • 6-15 grams in decoction (Bensky)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

 

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