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Cnidium Seed - She Chuang Zi

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Cnidium Seed - She Chuang Zi

photo: E. Reninger

Definition:

In the Chinese Herbal Materia Medica, She Chuang Zi belongs to category of herbs/substances for external use.

Taste: acrid, bitter
Temperature: warm, slightly toxic
Channels Entered: Kidney

Actions:
(1) Dries dampness, kills parasites, stops itching.
(2) Warms the Kidneys, fortifies the yang.
(3) Disperses cold, dispels wind, dries dampness.

Also Known As:

Common Name: Cnidium Seed
Pharmaceutical: Fructus Cnidii Monnieri
Botanical: Cnidium

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