Names Of Mu Tong

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Mu Tong TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Akebia Caulis
  • Pinyin Name: Mu Tong
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How Is Mu Tong Categorized?

Mu Tong Functional Category

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Channels Influenced

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Temperature - Taste

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Our Database Has 23 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Drain Dampness Category

How Is Mu Tong Used Clinically?

Mu Tong Usages and Indications

  • Promotes urination, drains heat from the heart through the small intestine - irritability with sores of the mouth or tongue, scanty urination, lin syndrome, edema.
  • Promotes lactation, unblocks the blood vessels - insufficient lactation, less commonly for amenorrhea and bi-syndrome.

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Avoid during Pregnancy.
    • Toxic - can lead to renal failure (aristolochic acid).
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How Is Mu Tong Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Mu Tong

  • Dosage: 3-9g

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