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Dendrobium Stem - Shi Hu

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Definition:

In the Chinese Herbal Materia Medica, Shi Hu belongs to category of herbs that supplement/tonify, and the sub-category of herbs that tonify yin.

Taste: sweet, slightly salty, bland
Temperature: slightly cold
Channels Entered: Kidney, Stomach

Actions:
(1) Nourishes the Stomach, clears heat, generates fluids.
(2) Brightens the vision, nourishes the Kidney yin, clears heat from deficiency, strengthens the lower back.

Also Known As:

Common Name: Dendrobium Stem
Pharmaceutical: Herba Dendrobii
Botanical: Dendrobium

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