Chinese Herb: Sang Zhi (Mulberry Twig), Ramulus Mori Albae

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Chinese Herb: Sang Zhi (Mulberry Twig), Ramulus Mori Albae

Herb 14 of 21 in Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness

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

Chinese Herb 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

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

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

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.