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 Jixueteng, Rx et Caulis (= Milletiae, Rx; Spatholoba, Rx)


Pin Yin: jixue teng
Botanical family: Leguminosae
Botanical name: 1, Millettia reticulata Benth.; 2, M. dielsiana Harms; 3, Spatholobus suberectus Dunn.; 4, Mucuna birdwoodiana Tutcher

Primary action: Quicken Blood, Transform Stasis
Secondary actions: Supplement Blood; Rectify Qi
Temperature: warm
Taste: bitter, sweet
Entering Channel: Ht, Sp, Lv

Actions:
   Harmonizes and Supplements the Blood; used for Vacuity of Blood patterns associated with Blood Stasis, and in weak paralytic conditions of the elderly.
   Moves Qi in the Channels and relaxes the tendons of the lower part of the body, especially when associated with Vacuity of Blood or Blood Stasis.
   (See Vacuity of Blood ; Qi Stagnation ; Blood Stasis .)

Dosage: 3-10 qian.

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