Ren Dong Teng - Dispel Wind Damp (treat arthritis) and Relieve Heat
LU, LI, ST (10-30g)


Ren Dong- The red nosed reindeer...

He was supposed to guide Santa's sleigh but Ren-Dong got blown off course by a rainy wind storm and ended up in the jungle. To punish ren dong, Santa made him stay there until summer, but he got bitten by a toxic snake and died! That's probably why you've only heard of Rudolph.

English Name: lonicera vine, honeysuckle stem
Pharmacuetical Name: Caulis Lonicerae
Properties: sweet, cold

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
rainy wind storm... jungle expels wind-damp-heat
summer... toxic snake clears heat; resolves toxicity


      Ren Dong Teng Actions and Indications
  • Clears toxic heat (abcesses and sores, carbuncles, furuncles)
  • Expels wind-damp heat (itching, bi syndrome with heat as predominant factor, hot swollen painful joints, heat damp bi)
    Special Notes:
  • Compared to Jin Yin Hua, Ren Dong Teng is very similar but milder to clear heat and release exterior.

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