LEI GONG TENG
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Radix Tripterygii Wilfordii

Nomenclature

LEI GONG TENG
雷公藤
Radix Tripterygii Wilfordii
Other Names

Tripterygii Wilfordii


Properties:

Bitter Acrid
Liver / LR


Dosage and Toxicity

Toxic
5 - 12 gm


Functions

Dispels wind and dampness (Bi Pain with swollen joints and difficulty moving)
Topically used to Kill parasites and eliminates toxins (Maggots, rats and snake venom)


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Footnotes: 1-2 hour decocting to decrease toxicity, take after meals

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