Qi Ye Lian – Schefflera root

Nature: bitter, acrid, warm

Enters: Liver

Actions: Dispels wind-dampness; relieves pain.


Bi syndrome: pain in the extremities, especially the joints. Use internally and apply topically in alcohol-based tincture.

Trauma: pain and swelling. Take internally and apply as a tincture or paste/poultice.

Often used as a standalone herb for pain, especially joint pain, as in the pill product Qi Ye Lian Wan.

Dose: 9-15g

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