Chou Wu Tong (Glorybower Leaf, Hariy Clerondendron)

Chou Wu Tong (Glorybower Leaf, Hariy Clerondendron)

Herb 4 of 21 in Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness

Cool Chou Wu Tong (Folium Clerodendri Trichotomi)
Spicy, Bitter, Sweet, Cool
Folium Clerodendri Trichotomi
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Dispels Wind Damp
    For numbness or pain in the extremities along with paralysis and hemiplegia. Also for eczema
  • Sedates Liver Yang
    Lowers Blood pressure and treats vertigo and headache due to Liver Yang Rising

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 5-15 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 4.5-15 grams in decoction (Bensky)

References Used

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