LATIN NAME: Clematidis Armandii.

FAMILY: Ranunculaceae.

GENUS: Clematis.

COMMON NAMES: Armand clematis, evergreen clematis.

CHINESE NAME: Chuan Mu Tong.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION: Clematis is a species of flowering plants of the genus Clematis in the family Ranunculaceae. It is an evergreen woody liana up to 5 m long. Leaves are sessile on curly petioles 1-3 cm long, oblong-ovate, turning into lanceolate, 8-15 cm long, acuminate, rounded or slightly cordate at the base of petiole, with 3 leaf veins, plain. Flowers are panicle-shaped, white, 3-6 cm in diameter, are large in number. Sepals are 4, less often 6. Flowering in May.

SMELL AND TASTE: No fetid smell, bland in taste.


  • drains fire
  • promotes urination
  • cools heat
  • copes with eczema, burns, and ulcerations
  • breaks up blood stagnation
  • dispels wind-damp


  • irritability
  • insomnia
  • mouth and tongue ulcers
  • scanty urine
  • oedema
  • bladder dysfunction
  • rough
  • painful urination
  • ulcers
  • painful urination due to stress
  • cystitis
  • pyuria
  • prostatitis
  • menopausal urinary dysfunction
  • insufficient lactation
  • amenorrhoea
  • joint stiffness
  • painful obstruction (bi) syndrome
  • rheumatic pain

CONTRAINDICATIONS: it is better to avoid taking clematis stem when you are pregnant, have no signs of internal damp-heat or have yin deficiency.

Herbalterra produces high-quality herbal liquid extracts and among the great diversity of them, you can find

Clematis, Chuan Mu Tong (Clematidis Armandii) from Dried stem

We produced these extracts using a cold maceration method of extraction to ensure that the broad spectrum of therapeutic plant compounds - vitamins, minerals, alkaloids, flavonoids and other active constituents of the herbs are fully extracted and maintained. Take about 20-30 drops (1 ml or 1 full squeeze of the dropper bulb) to 2 oz of juice or water up to 4 times a day.

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*This article is for informational purposes only. We suggest consulting with a physician before using these or any other herbal supplements.