Du Huo
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Du Huo #1241

Name: Angelicase Pubescentis, Radix (獨活)

Pinyin: Du Huo

Latin: Angelicase Pubescentis, Radix

Properties:

Taste

Organs

Dosage

Acrid, Bitter

Kidney, Bladder, Liver

3-10g

 

Description:

The root of herbaceous plant “Angelica Pubescens Maxim”. Being pungent, bitter and fragrant with the actions of dispersing, eliminating, warming and dredging, it excels in dispelling wind-damp and alleviating arthralgia, and is indicated for all kinds of arthralgia syndrome due to wind, cold and dampness no matter acute or chronic; it is often combined with other wind-damp-dispelling and cold-dispersing herbs such as Fang Feng and Fu Zi soaked in wine, as Du Huo Jiu from Qian Jin Fang.