Pharmaceutical Latin: Herba Aristolochiae Mollissimae
Common English: Mollissima
Hairy Birthwort

Obsolete Substances

Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness

Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Slightly Toxic
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Dispels Wind-Dampness, unblocks the channels and collaterals and stops pain

Wind-Damp Bi, numbness in the limbs, difficulty moving the joints and paralysis

General pain, including digestive and trauma induced

Toothache, malaria and abscess

  • Over dosage can led to nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, anorexia, dizziness, headache, anxiety and a dry throat.
  • Contraindicated for those with Internal Heat due to Yin Deficiency.

Rx. Clematidis
Wei Ling Xian
Rz. Chuanxiong
Chuan Xiong
Rx. Saposhnikoviae
Fang Feng

Rx. Aucklandiae
Mu Xiang
Fr. Amomi
Sha Ren
Fr. Evodiae
Wu Zhu Yu


Wind-Damp Bi.

Bloating and pain in the epigastrium with anorexia and acid regurgitation.


  1. This herb can be used alone as a decoction or tincture for Wind-Dampness.
  2. It can be used as a decoction or plaster for trauma.
  3. This herb dissipates migratory pain.
  4. This herb has been shown to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
  5. The whole plant is soaked in water and taken, for muscle, bone and Stomach pain.
  6. It is also used to treat Damp-Heat.
  7. It is primarily used for bone and Lung cancers.