Clematis root

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Biological Name: Clematidis chinensisClematis root

Family: Ranunculaceae

Other Names: Wei ling xian, Clematis root

Elements Applied: Root is commonly applied in herbal medicine.

Used For: The herb is known to treat rheumatic conditions and bacterial infections, relieve pains, and induce urination.

It decreases sugar levels in blood, soothes rheumatic pains, motor impairment, and numbness, helps induce qi circulation. The herb is particularly applied as a help in removing fish bones from the throat.

Preparation and Intake: The common dose used is from 3 to 12 grams.

Safety: The root is contraindicated to people suffering from blood or qi deficiency.