Chinese Herb: Hong Teng (Sargentodoxa Vine), Caulis Sargentodoxae

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Chinese Herb: Hong Teng (Sargentodoxa Vine), Caulis Sargentodoxae

Herb 10 of 29 in Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Neutral Hong Teng (Caulis Sargentodoxae)
Channels:
LI, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Caulis Sargentodoxae
Chinese:
红藤
Tone Marks:
hóng téng
Alt Names:
Da Xue Teng

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Clears Heat and Toxins, Reduces Abscesses
    Especially important for intestinal abscesses with signs of heat, toxin, and stagnation. Also treats appendicitis and skin lesions with swelling and heat signs.
  • Dispels Blood Stagnation and Relieves Pain
    For sharp pain including trauma, sports injuries and dysmenorrheal

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use during pregnanacy.
  • Inhibits blood clotting, so beware of herb drug interactions.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 10-15 grams in decoction with a maximum dose of 30 Grams (Chen)
  • 9-15 Grams in decoction (Bensky)

References Used

The TCM information presented here has been referenced from numerous sources; including teachers, practitioners, class notes from Five Branches University, the following books, as well as other sources. If you have benefited from this information, please consider supporting the authors and their works by purchasing the books below.