Chinese Clematis Root – Wei Ling Xian (Radix Clematidis)

weilingxianSource: Wei Ling Xian – the root and rhizome of the perennial trailing shrub, Clematic chinensis Osbeck. Or C. hexapetala Pall. or C. manshurica Rupr., family Ranunculaceae.

Function: Wei Ling Xian expels wind and dampness and clears the channels.

Application: Wei Ling Xian is used for joint pain due to rheumatiod arthritis, especially symptoms associated to wind such as wandering pain, soreness and pain of joints, tendons and bones.