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Sang Zhi (Mulberry Twig)

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Slightly Cold Sang Zhi (Ramulus Mori Albae)
Channels:
LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Ramulus Mori Albae
Chinese:
桑枝
Tone Marks:
sāng zhī

Actions

  • Dispels Wind, Opens Channels, Benefits the Joints
    Treats hot joint pain and muscle spasms and pain. Also for muscle aches with heat in the upper extremities or hemiplegia or post stroke paralysis
  • Promotes Diuresis, Reduces Swelling and Edema
    For edema and dysuria with painful limbs or joint pain by regulating the water passages

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)
  • 9-15 grams in decoction, maximum of 30 grams (Bensky)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: