Glabrous Greenbrier Rhizome

Source Glabrous Greenbrier Rhizome is the dried rhizome of Smilax glabra Roxb. (Fam. Liliaceae).
Producing Areas Guangdong, Hunan, Hubei, Zhejiang, Anhui, Sichuan, etc.
Properties Sweet, Bland, Neutral
Channels Liver, Stomach


  • Relieves toxins and reduces dampness
    For urinary tract infections, damp-heat jaundice, syphilis and joint pain or rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Clears the skin
    Good for treating chronic and recurrent damp-heat skin disorders or acute skin lesions caused by heat.

Usage and Dosage
15 – 60g is decocted for oral use.

Notes Use with caution in the case with yin-deficiency of the liver and spleen, without dampness. Taking as tea may cause hair loss.

Keep in a dry, ventilated place. Protect from mould and moths.

Description of Quality Herb
The good one is big in size, heavy, with powdery, pale brown broken surface.