Hairy Birthwort (Xungufeng)
|Herba Aristolochiae Mollissimae
|Aristolochia Mollissima Hance
|Source of Earliest Record:
|Zhiwu Mingshi Tukao
|art Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations:
|The whole plant is gathered in summer or autumn, cleaned and dried.
|Properties and Taste:
|Pungent, bitter and neutral
|To dispel wind and dampness
To clear the channels and collaterals
To stop pain.
|Indications and Combinations:
|Wind-damp obstruction syndrome manifested as joint pain, numbness, tendon and muscle spasms and pain from external injury.
*Use alone or in decoction or soaked in wine, or use with other herbs that dispel wind and dampness