| Hai Feng Teng|
Hai Feng Teng in TCM:Explore the properties of Hai Feng Teng according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):
English Name: kadsura stem, futokadsura (pepper) stem
Pharmacuetical Name: Caulis Piperis Kadsurae
Properties: acrid, bitter, slightly warm
Flavors: bitter, pungent
disperses cold, clears damp, disperses wind, alleviates bi syndrome
Actions / Indications:
- Dispels wind-damp; unblocks channels (widely used
for bi syndrome; wind-damp cold bi with painful stiff joints, low back
pain, sore knees, cramping of tendons and muscles; pain due to trauma)
- Hai Feng Teng is associated with lowered blood pressure and increased blood perfusion to the coronary artery.
- Compared to Hai feng teng, Wei Ling Xian
is stronger and faster. Hai feng teng
is milder and moves blood.