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

Temperature: warm

Channels: LV

Flavors: bitter, pungent

Special Properties:
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)

    Special Notes:
  • 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.