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Chinese Senega Root - Yuan Zhi


Chinese Senega Root - Yuan Zhi
photo: E. Reninger

In the Chinese Herbal Materia Medica, Yuan Zhi belongs to category of herbs that calm the spirit.

Taste: bitter, acrid
Temperature: slightly warm
Channels Entered: Heart, Lung

(1) Calms the spirit, quiets the Heart, restores communication between the Heart & Kidneys.
(2) Exples phlegm, clears the orifces, and stops cough.
(3) Reduces abscesses and dissipates swellings.

Also Known As:

Common Name: Chinese Senega Root
Pharmaceutical: Radix Polygalae Tenuifoliae
Botanical: Polygala

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