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Introduction To Ledebouriella Root (fang feng)

       
 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

Ledebouriella Root (fang feng)

Radix Ledebouriellae

Properties: The herb is pungent and sweet in flavour, slightly warm in nature and acts on the urinary bladder, liver and spleen channels. Slightly warm, not dry, sweet, mild and not drastic in effect, and pungent for dispersing wind, it is often used to treat pathogenic wind, wind-cold, wind-heat, wind-dampness, tetanus and other syndromes affected by exopathogens.

Effect: Expelling pathogenic wind, dispelling exopathogens, relieving pain and spasm.

Indication:

1. It is used in combination with schizonepeta, such as Jing Fang Baidu Powder for strengthening the effect of dispersing wind-cold, to treat type of common cold, headache, pain in the body and hyperactivity of pathogenic wind; with notopterygium root for strengthening the effects of expelling wind, dampness and relieving pain, to treat wind-dampness type of common cold, headache and heaviness of the body ; and with peppermint and other diaphoretics pungent in flavour and cool in nature, to treat wind-heat type of common cold.

2. To treat arthralgia due to wind-cold-dampness with difficulty in movement, the herb is used in combination with cinnamom twig and notopterygium root, such as Juanbi Decoction for expelling wind and dampness, warming the channels and relieving arthralgia.

3.  It is used in combination with gastrodia tuber and giant typhonium tuber, such as Yuzhen Powder for strengthening the effects of expelling wind and alleviating spasm, to treat tetanus with symptoms of trismus and opisthotonus; and with cow-bezoare, hooked uncaria and other drugs, such as Liangjing Decoction for removing heat from the liver, expelling wind and relieving spasm. It is also used to treat acute infantile convulsion with high fever.

In Addition, the Stir-baked carbonished herb can be used to stop bleeding, arrest diarrea and treat hematochezia or abdominal pain and diarrhea of patients with sound liver but weak spleen.

Dosage and Administration: 3-10g.Stir-baked herb for arresting diarrhea.

Precautions: The herb should not be used for patients with endopathic wind due to blood deficiency.

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For the convenience of customers, we offer the Ledebouriella Root (fang feng) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.

 

Directions:

 

Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.

 

The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.

 

Air ship 50 sachets of Ledebouriella Root (fang feng) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $56.00.

 

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