Pinyin: wu yao

ENGLISH NAME: Lindera root

LATIN NAME: Linderae Radix

Pinyin: wu yao

Properties: acrid, warm
Channels Entered: Urinary Bladder, Kidney, Lung, Spleen

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Regulates Qi and Relieves Pain

2. Warms the Kidney, Disperses Cold

DOSAGE
3 to 10 grams. Wu Yao may be used in herbal decoction or pills.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• The use of this acrid, warm and drying herb may consume qi and blood. Thus, Wu Yao is not recommended in cases of qi and blood deficiencies or in patients who have interior heat.