Fang Ji, Fourstamen Stephania Root, Radix Stephaniae Tetrandrae

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Fang Ji, Fourstamen Stephania Root, Radix Stephaniae Tetrandrae

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TCM Details:
Common Name: Fourstamen Stephania Root
Chinese Name: Fang Ji 防己, Fen Fang Ji 粉防己
Latin Name: Radix Stephaniae Tetrandrae
Other Name: Stephania Tetrandra, 粉寸己、汉防己、土防己[浙江]、石蟾蜍、蟾蜍薯、倒地拱、白木香、猪大肠
Origin: Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi Province, China
Package: Bag
Storage: Keep in cool, dry and no light place

More About This TCM (In English):
Property
Bitter, pungent, cold; liver, kidney and bladder meridians entered.

Actions
Dispel wind-damp, alleviate pain, clear heat and induce diuresis.

Indications
A. Arthralgia syndrome due to wind-dampness
Being pungent with the actions of activating and dispersing, bitter and cold with descending and discharging, it can dispel wind-damp, alleviate arthralgia and clear heat. Rated as the essential herb, it is suitable for treating arthralgia syndrome due to wind-damp for which the damp-heat is the predominant factor, sour and heavy sensation of the limbs, red swelling and pain of joints.

B. Edema, difficulty in micturition
Being bitter and cold with the action of descending the adverse flow of qi and induce diuresis, it can clear heat and induce diuresis to alleviate edema. Rated as the commonly used herb for treating edema and difficulty in micturition, it is especially suitable for above condition caused by excessive damp-heat in lower energizer. In addition, it can also be used to treat downward flow of damp turbidity to the foot, algesic edema of feet and legs, eczema and sores.

Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 5~10 g.

Read More Info. About It (In Chinese 中文介绍):
  防己,为防己科植物粉防己、木防己及马兜铃科植物广防己、异叶马兜铃的根。秋季采挖,洗净或刮去栓皮,切成长段,粗根纵剖为2~4瓣,晒干。异叶马兜铃根则在春、秋采挖。
性味
  苦,寒。
归经
  入膀胱、脾、肾经。
功能主治
  行水,泻下焦湿热。治水肿臌胀,湿热脚气,手足挛痛,癣疥疮肿。
相关论述
①《本经》:"主风寒温疟,热气诸痫。除邪,利大小便。"
②《别录》:"疗水肿、风肿,去膀胱热,伤寒寒热邪气,中风手脚挛急,止泄,散痈肿恶结,(治)诸瘑疥癣虫疮,通腠理,利九窍。"
③《药性沦》:"汉防己:治湿风口面歪斜,手足疼,散留痰,主肺气嗽喘。木防己:治男子肢节中风毒风不语,主散结气痈肿,温疟,风水肿,治膀胱。"
④《医学启源》:"疗胸中(《本草发挥》引’胸中’作’腰’)以下至足湿热肿盛、脚气,去留热。"
⑤《医林纂要》:"泻心,坚肾,燥脾湿,功专行水决渎,以达于下。"
⑥《本草再新》:"利湿,除风,解火,破血。治膀胱水肿,健脾胃,化痰。"

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