Pinyin: ji xue teng
ENGLISH NAME: Spatholobus
LATIN NAME: Spatholobi Caulis
Properties: bitter, slightly sweet, warm
Channels Entered: Liver
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Activates Blood Circulation, Tonifies Blood
2. Relaxes the Tendons, Opens the Channels and Collaterals
10 to 15 grams. The maximum dose of Ji Xue Teng is 30 grams.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use Ji Xue Teng with caution in cases of hypermenorrhea. Ji Xue Teng is contraindicated during pregnancy because of its stimulating effect on the uterus.