Botanical Name: Mori Ramulus

Sang Zhi

Sang Zhi

Category: Dispel Wind-Dampness

Taste: Bitter, Neutral
Channels: Liver

Dosage: 9-15g

Cautions & Contraindications:

  • None

Actions & Indications:

  • Dispels wind, unblocks the channels and collaterals, and benefits the joints: for wind-damp painful obstruction with spasms.  Most appropriate for the warm type that affects the upper extremities.  Also used in formulas for numbness in the extremities or hemiplegia as sequelae to wind-stroke.
  • Also used for edema, especially when accompanied by joint pain.