Mistletoe – Sang Ji Sheng (Ramulus Taxilli)

sangjisengSource: Sang Ji Sheng – the stem and branch of Taxillus chinensis (DC.) Danser, family Loranthaceae.

Function: Sang Ji Sheng expels wind and dampness, invigorates the liver and kidney, strengthens tendons and bones and prevents miscarriage.

Application: Sang Ji Sheng is used for joint pain due to rheumatiod arthritis, especially useful in the treatment of pain and weakness in waist and knees. Sang Ji Sheng is also suitable for chronic rheumatism with the yin deficiency of the liver and kidney.