Theory

Xu Duan Japanese Teasel Root - Chinese Herbal Medicine


Xu Duan Names

  • English Name: Japanese Teasel Root
  • Pinyin Name: Xu Duan

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Xu Duan Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Tonify liver and kidney, strengthen sinews and bones - lower back and/or knee weakness and pain, stiff joints.
  • Tonify without causing stagnation.
  • Stops uterine bleeding, calms the fetus - bleeding during pregnancy, threatened miscarriage.
  • Promote blood circulation, alleviate pain, generate flesh - traumatic injuries in the lower back and legs, external conditions such as sores.


Xu Duan Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 6-21g




Xu Duan Appears In 3 Formulas

Gu Zhi Shu Song Wan

Xi Guan Jie Bi Tong Wan

  • Knee Joint Pain Relief
    • Arthritis from damp heat in Chinese Medicine terms.
    • Knee issues with kidney and liver systems involvement.
    • Lower body pain and/or inflammation - hips, knees, ankles, toes.
    • Connective tissue disorders.
  • Expel Dampness
  • Dispel Wind-Dampness



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