Ren Dong Teng


Ren Dong Teng in TCM:

Explore the properties of Ren Dong Teng according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: lonicera vine, honeysuckle stem
Pharmacuetical Name: Caulis Lonicerae
Properties: sweet, cold

Temperature: cold

Channels: LU, LI, ST

Flavors: sweet

Special Properties:
clears heat, clears damp, eliminates toxins, disperses wind, alleviates bi syndrome

Actions / Indications:
  • Clears toxic heat (abcesses and sores, carbuncles, furuncles)
  • Expels wind-damp heat (itching, bi syndrome with heat as predominant factor, hot swollen painful joints, heat damp bi)

    Special Notes:
  • Compared to Jin Yin Hua, Ren Dong Teng is very similar but milder to clear heat and release exterior.