Fang Feng (Radix Ledebouriellae Divaricatae)

Common Name: siler
TCM Category: Release Exterior Wind-Cold
TCM Functions: Dispels Wind and releases the exterior; dispels Wind, Cold, and Dampness and relieves pain.
Relevant Pharmacological Effects*: Laboratory studies indicate that Fang Feng has antipyretic and antibacterial properties.

*Listed pharmacological effects and information about laboratory studies come from Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology by John Chen and Tina Chen.