Ramulus Mori

 

Source
The branch of Morus alba L., family Moraceae.

Characteristics
Branch oblong striped, 0.5-1.5 cm in diameter. Cork grey-yellow, with numerous yellow-brown spotted lenticels; nodes bearing semicircular leaf scars and axillary buds. Prepared as transversely or diagnonally cut pieces; section exhibiting thin cortex, radial vascular bundles in the xylem, and yellow-white pith. Slightly bitter in taste, mild in nature, and attributive to liver channel.

lndication
1. Expel wind, dredge the channels and ease the joints: For rheumatism and muscular spasm, especially the upper extremities.
2. Lower blood pressure: For hypertension with the manifestation of sthenic liver-yang or excessive liver-fire.

Pharmacological Action
Promoting lymphocyte blastogenesis.

Administration Decoction: 15-30g.


   

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