Han Fang Ji (aka Fen Fang Ji)- Dispel Wind Damp and Relieve Heat
UB, SP, KD (3-9g)

Han Fang Ji was Han Solo's evil twin brother
Han Fang Ji was Han Solo's oldest brother. He used to torment Han Solo and cause pain by locking him out in the rainy wind storm whenever he had to pee from drinking coffee! Today han fang ji is much nicer and less toxic today than in the past.

English Name: stephania, four-stamen stephania root
Pharmacuetical Name: Radix Stephanie Tetandrae
Properties: acrid, bitter, cold

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
pain... rainy wind storm alleviates pain; expels wind-damp
coffee promotes urination; relieves edema


      Han Fang Ji Actions and Indications
  • Expels wind-damp; alleviates pain (wind-damp-heat in channels; fever and red, swollen, painful joints)
  • Promotes urination; Relives edema (edema in lower body; damp heat in lower jiao; gurgling in intestines; ascites)
  • (cc: yin deficiency)
  • (cc: Sp and ST deficiency)
    Alternate Forms:
  • guang fang ji (aka mu fang ji) - toxic to LV and KD and adrenals due to presence of aristolochic acid, which is also present in qing mu xiang, guan mu tong, and ma dou ling - all four are banned in USA
    Special Notes:
  • Fen Fang Ji and Guang Fang Ji have completely different toxiclogy and should NOT be used interchangeably!

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