Pinyin: du huo

ENGLISH NAME: Pubescent angelica

LATIN NAME: Angelicae Pubescentis Radix

Pinyin: du huo

Properties: acrid, bitter, warm
Channels Entered: Liver, Kidney, Urinary Bladder

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Dispels Wind and Dampness to Relieve Pain
2. Releases the Exterior



DOSAGE
3 to 10 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS

Drying in nature, Du Huo should be used with caution in patients who have yin and/or blood deficiencies.

Du Huo is contraindicated for patients who have internal Liver wind.

Overdose of Du Huo is sometimes associated with increased photosensitivity.