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    Notopterygium Root (Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii)

    Property, Flavour: Warm, pungent and bitter.

    Channel Tropism: Acting on urinary bladder and kidney channels.

    Effects: Inducing diaphoresis, dispersing cold, expelling wind, removing dampness and relieving pain.

    Indications
    1. Exopathogenic wind-cold: Aversion to cold, headache and general pain. As in Notopterygium Decoction of Nine Ingredients.
    2. Wind-cold-dampness: Arthralgia with pains in the limbs and joints, upper parts of the body. As in Dampness Removal Decoction of Notopterygium.

    Dosage: 3-10g, decocted in water for oral doses.

    Precautions: Those with deficiency syndromes of qi and blood, and for affection by exopathogens with dryness of the throat should avoid this drug for its lifting and dispersing actions.