Pinyin name: Chou Wu Tong
Aka: stinky Chinese parasol tree, ba jiao wu tong, ai tong zi
Source: Tu Jing Ben Cao
English name: Harlequin Glorybower Leaf and Twig, Glorybower Leaves, hairy clerodendron
Botanical name: Clerodendron Trichotomum
Pharmaceutical name: Folium et Ramulus Clerodendri Trichotomi
Properties: acrid, bitter, sweet, cool
Channels entered: liver
Chinese therapeutic actions: dispels wind damp, and lowers blood pressure.
This herb is sold by the pound in either the raw herb form or powdered.