Ren Dong Teng (Honeysuckle Stem)

Ren Dong Teng (Honeysuckle Stem)

Herb 19 of 29 in Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Cold Ren Dong Teng (Caulis Lonicerae)
Sweet, Cold
Caulis Lonicerae
Tone Marks:
rĕn dōng téng
Alt Names:
Yin Hua Teng
Tolerate Winter Vine
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Chinese Herb 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.

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

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

References Used

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