English Name: lonicera vine, honeysuckle stem
Pharmaceutical Name: Caulis Lonicerae
Medica Category: Heat-Clearing and Toxin-Eliminating Herbs
Properties: Ren Dong Teng enters the Lung and Stomach channels; it is sweet in nature and cold in temperature.
The Chinese Herb Ren Dong Teng is the dried stem of the Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica).
Ren Dong Teng has a mild ability to dispel wind, release the exterior, and eliminate toxins and is used is used when wind and dampness attack the skin and muscles to produce itchy rashes.