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Sang Ji Sheng (Mulberry Mistletoe Stems)

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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

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

Contraindications and Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and Overdose

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

Dosage

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

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

 

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