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Ren Dong Teng (Honeysuckle Stem)

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Cold Ren Dong Teng (Caulis Lonicerae)
Channels:
LU, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Caulis Lonicerae
Chinese:
忍冬疼
Tone Marks:
rĕn dōng téng
Alt Names:
Yin Hua Teng
Translation:
Tolerate Winter Vine

Actions

  • Clears Heat and Toxin, Releases Exterior
    For many mild signs of heat and toxin including skin eruptions and sores
  • Dispels Wind Damp, Unblocks the Channels, and Soothes the Sinews
    For Bi Zheng (Pain syndrome) due to wind, damp, and/or heat or itching due to wind.
  • Cools the Blood
    For heat in the blood signs such as early periods and excessive bleeding. Also treats mastitis and hot abdominal pain with inflammation.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and Overdose

  • None Noted

Dosage

  • 10-30 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 9-30 Grams in decoction (Bensky)