Wei Ling Xian (Clematis Root)
Wei Ling Xian acts to dispel wind and dampness, opens channels and collaterals, relieves pain.
Wei Ling Xian (Clematis Root, Six-petal Clematis root); Clematis chinensis Osbeck; Radix Clematidis
Clematis translates to English as "Temples Holy Root" and also sometimes called "Powerful Soul Root" after an old Chinese story of the herb being given out for arthritis atop a Mountain at the "Temple of Powerful Spirits." Chinese Clematis has a long history as a very important herb in Chinese Martial Arts. This root is pungent with a warm energy and falls into the class of herbs to Dispel Wind and Dampness.
Pungent, salty, warm