Ledebouriella Root, Radix Ledebouriellae, Radix Saposhnikoviae
[Parts Used and Preparation]
[Flavors in Chinese Medicine]
Pungent, sweet; slightly warm
[Chinese Medicine Meridians/Channels]
Urinary Bladder, Liver and Spleen
[Actions in Chinese Medicine]
The herb may expel exogenous pathogenic wind factors, relieve the exterior symptoms, remove dampness, and relieve pain.
[Uses in Chinese Medicine]
• Infectious diseases caused by exogenous pathogenic wind-cold factors with symptoms including headaches, chills, and body aches.
• Rheumatism and arthralgia shown as joint pain and muscle spasm.
• Tetanus shown as spasm, convulsion, opisthotonos, and trismus.
3–10 grams. Add water to make decoctions.
[Warnings, Interactions, Side Effects]
Use with caution for those of the blood-deficiency, Yin-deficiency, or excessive-Fire types.