Ren Dong Teng – Lonicera Vine – Caulis Lonicerae

Ren Dong Teng

English Name: lonicera vine, honeysuckle stem

Pharmaceutical Name: Caulis Lonicerae

Medica Category: Heat-Clearing and Toxin-Eliminating Herbs

Properties: Ren Dong Teng enters the Lung and Stomach channels; it is sweet in nature and cold in temperature.

What is Ren Dong Teng?:

The Chinese Herb Ren Dong Teng is the dried stem of the Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica).  

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Ren Dong Teng:

Ren Dong Teng has a mild ability to dispel wind, release the exterior, and eliminate toxins and is used is used when wind and dampness attack the skin and muscles to produce itchy rashes.