Stephania Root （FangJi）
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Promotes urination and reduces edema especially in the lower body;
Expels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain (purges Damp-Heat)
Edema due to Dampness accumulating in the Lower Jiao with damp leg Qi, borborygmus, abdominal distention, ascites;
Wind-Damp-Heat collecting in the channels with fever, red, hot, swollen, painful joints (Wind-Damp-Heat Bi);
Painful contractions of the hands and feet
Its bitter, cold nature readily injures the Stomach.
Use caution for those with Spleen and Stomach Deficiencies.
Use caution for those with Yin Deficiency.
Contraindicated for those with Blood Deficiency before or after parturition.
Concurrent use with diuretics such as chlorothiazide, hydrochlorothiazide, furmoside (Lasix), bumetinide (Bumex) and torsemide (Demadex) may lead to increased elimination of water and/or electrolytes.