Shan Dou Gen (Subprostrate, Sophora Root) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Name: Shan Dou Gen
English Name: Subprostrate, Sophora Root

Clinical Usage and Indications

  • Clears heat, relieves fire toxicity, improves throat - painful, swollen throat.
  • Clears the lungs - cough due to lung heat.
  • Damp-heat jaundice.

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Dosage and Preparation Notes

  • Dosage: 3-9g

Channels/Meridians Influenced

Associated Temperature and Taste

Cautions and Contraindications

There are currently no contraindications listed.

Staff Clinician Notes

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