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MU TONG

Names for Mu Tong
Pharmaceutical: Caulis Akebiae Trifoliatae
Botanical: Aristolochia manshuriensis Komarov(Aristolochiaceae)Clematis armandii Franchet,Clematis montana Buch.-Ham,Akebia trifoliata (Thunb.) Koidz. var. australis (Diels) Rehd.,Akebia quinata (Thunb) Decne(Ranunculaceae)
Other names: Guan Mu Tong
Description: Aristolochia caulis

Actions
Diuretic; Calms pain on urination; Clears Heat; ...

Origin of mu tong
* Aristolochia: Jilin, Heilongjiang, Liaoning. * Ranunculacea: Sichuan.;

Preparation of mu tong
The drug is collected in summer and autumn. After the root bark has been removed, it is dried in the sun, and cut into pieces.;

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