Pinyin: shou wu teng

ENGLISH NAME: Polygonum vine

LATIN NAME: Polygoni Multiflori Caulis

Pinyin: shou wu teng

Properties: sweet, slightly bitter, neutral
Channels Entered: Heart, Liver

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Nourishes the Heart and Calms the Shen (Spirit)

2. Opens the Channels and Collaterals and Dispels Wind

DOSAGE
15 to 30 grams in decoction. Ye Jiao Teng is also used as an external herbal paste, to relieve itching.