Shang Lu (Poke Root) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Poke Root
  • Pinyin Name:  Shang Lu
  • Drives out water through the urethra and anus - edema associated with severe constipation and urinary difficulty.
  • Reduces sores and carbuncles (topically).
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Drain Downward

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 3-9g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Large Intestine ◦ Spleen ◦ Urinary Bladder ◦ Kidney

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Cold (Han) ◦ Bitter (Ku)

    Contraindication Notes:
    • Avoid during Pregnancy.


    Herbal Formulas Which Include Shang Lu

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Shang Lu (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

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