Pinyin: tu fu ling

ENGLISH NAME: Chinese Smilax

LATIN NAME: Smilacis Glabrae Rhizoma

Pinyin: tu fu ling

Properties: sweet, bland, neutral
Channels Entered: Liver, Stomach

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Eliminates Toxic Heat

2. Dispels Toxic Heat from the Skin

3. Promotes Normal Urination

DOSAGE
15 to 60 grams in decoction.


CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICATIONS
• It has been reported that concurrent use of Tu Fu Ling and tea may be associated with hair loss. [Note: The report did not specify the exact type of tea consumed.]