Mutong

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Drain Damp
10-DD-03

Fuling / Yiyiren / Mutong / Qumai / Beixie / Jinqiancao / Zexie / Yinchenhao / Cheqianzi

Caulis Mutong, Akebia Trifoliata/ Mutong


CHINESE : MUTONG
LATIN : Caulis Mutong, Akebia Trifoliata
ENGLISH : Akebia
TRIVIAL : Akebia Caulis, Open ended wood

CATEGORY : Drain Damp
Properties : Bitter. Cool
Channels : Bl, Ht, SI


CAVE: FORBIDDEN ; FAMILY OF THE ARISTOLOCHIAE-GROUP (ARISTOLOCHIAE FANGCHI / STEPHANIA TETRANDRA / Fangji)


ACTIONS
Eliminates Dampness, enters Ht meridian and moves Fire in the Ht out to the Small Intestines (sores on the tongue or in the mouth).
Promotes lactation (Comparable to SI.1). Unblocks blood vessels.


INDICATIONS
Scanty painful urination (Damp-Heat painful urination). Insufficient lactation.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
During pregnancy, absence of interior Heat.
Caulis Mutong-Akebia Trifoliata/Mutong easily injures fluids: caution with any signs of Yin Xu.
Overdose: acute renal failure.


FORMULAS
Xin Yi San

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