Saposhnikoviae Radix (防风) is the dried root of Saposhnikovia divaricata (Turcz.) Schische, family Apiaceae (Umbelliferae).
Fangfeng (Chinese name), Divaricate Saposhnikovia Root
Traditional Chinese Medicine action
Pungent and sweet; slightly warm.
Enter urinary bladder, liver and spleen channels. Dispel wind to release the exterior pattern, dispel dampness and relieve pain, arrest convulsions.
Usage and dosage
5-10 g, decoction for oral use.
* Contraindication and precaution *
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