Stem of Sargentgloryvine/ Hong Teng 16 oz
Sargent gloryvine has bitter and neutral properties and is associated with the Large Intestine meridian. Its functions are to clear away heat, allow for the expulsion of toxic substances, and to promote blood circulation to alleviate pain. The vine is also used to kill worms and parasites. (acupuncturetoday.com)
Best used for Rheumatism. In TCM: Sargent Gloryvine Stem: Da Huo Xue, Hong Teng Meridians associated: Liver and Large Intestine. (herbpathy.com)
Chinese Materia Medica says that it is bitter in flavor and neutral and has no toxicity in properties. It covers two meridians of the liver and large intestine. Major functions are relieving internal heat or fever to heal carbuncle, promoting blood circulation to arrest pain, dispelling wind and eliminating dampness, and killing worms. Chief sargentodoxa cuneata uses and indications are appendicitis, dysentery, breast pain, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, bruises, pain in rheumatoid arthritis, and parasitic abdominal pain. Recommended dosage is from 9 to 15 grams in decoction or soaked in wine. (chineseherbshealing.com)
Dosage: Oral administration: decoction, 9~15g; or boiled in wine, soaked in wine. External use: appropriate amount; mash and apply to the affected area.
Cautions: Pregnant women take it with caution.