Qing Feng Teng – Japanese Sabia Stem – Caulis Sinomenii

Qing Feng Teng

English Name: sinomenium, Orient vine stem, Japanese sabia stem

Pharmaceutical Name: Caulis Sinomenii

Medica Category: Wind Damp Dispelling Herbs – Pain Relieving Herbs

Properties: Qing Feng Teng enters the Liver channel; it is bitter in nature and neutral in temperature.

What is Qing Feng Teng?:

The Chinese Herb Qing Feng Teng is the dried caulis of the plant Sinomenium acutum, a deciduous, climbing shrub that grows in thickets and woodlands ranging from Central China south to Nepal and parts of India as well as in Japan.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Qing Feng Teng:

Qing Feng Teng dispels wind and dampness and opens the channels and collaterals to treat bi zheng (painful obstruction syndrome). It is used for pain and stiffness in the joints with swelling. It is also effective to treat back pain, muscle and tendon soreness, infant paralysis, and hemiplegia.