Shang Lu (Poke Root) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Name: Shang Lu
English Name: Poke Root

Clinical Usage and Indications

  • Drives out water through the urethra and anus - edema associated with severe constipation and urinary difficulty.
  • Reduces sores and carbuncles (topically).

Functional Groups (Click for Summary/Study Notes)

Dosage and Preparation Notes

  • Dosage: 3-9g

Channels/Meridians Influenced

Associated Temperature and Taste

Cautions and Contraindications

  • Avoid during Pregnancy.

Staff Clinician Notes

There are no additional notes for this herb.

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