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Introduction To Aristolochia Fruit (ma dou ling)  









Aristolochia Fruit (ma dou ling)

Fructus Aristolochiae


Properties: It is bitter and acrid in flavour, and cold in nature. It is tropistic to the lung, large intestine channels. Its acridness is good at dispersing; bitterness, at purging; coldness at clearing away heat and sending down rebellious Qi. Therefore, it can clear away the lung-heat, phlegm-dampness, relieve cough and asthma. It is indicated in cough and asthma due to lung-heat and reversed Qi.

Effects: Removing heat from the lung and dissolving phlegm, relieving cough and asthma.

Indications: For treatment of cough due to phlegm-heat, abundant expectoration and shortness breath, it is usually used in combination with Cortex Mori Radicis, Radix Scutellariae, Folium Eriobotryae, Bulbus Fritillariae, and other heat-clearing away and phlegm-resolving herbs; For treatment of expectorating sputum with blood caused by hyperactivity of fire due to Yin deficiency, it can be used in combination with Colla Corii Asini, Fructus Arctii, Radix Glycyrrhizae, Semen Armeniacae Amarum, and other herbs in order to nourish Yin and moisten the lung, relieve cough and dissolve phlegm, such as Bufei Ejiao Tang.

Besides, it is indicated in hemorrhoid with swelling and pain.

Dosage and Administration: 3-10g


For the convenience of customers, we offer the Aristolochia Fruit (ma dou ling) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 6 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 Aristolochia Fruit (ma dou ling) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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