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Pinyin name: Bai Wei
Source: Shen Nong Ben Cao
English name: Cynanchum, blackened swallowwort root, versicolorous swallowwort root
Botanical name: Cynanchum atratum
Pharmaceutical name: radix cynanchi atrati
Properties: bitter, salty, cold
Channels entered: stomach, liver
Chinese therapeutic actions: clears heat, and cools the blood, cools the blood and promotes urination, eliminates heat and toxins.