Names Of Bing Lang


Bing Lang TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Betel Nut, Areca Seeds
  • Pinyin Name: Bing Lang
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How Is Bing Lang Categorized?

Bing Lang Functional Category

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Temperature - Taste

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Our Database Has 4 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Expel Parasites Category

How Is Bing Lang Used Clinically?

Bing Lang Usages and Indications

  • Kills parasites - tapeworms, pinworms, roundworms, blood flukes, helps expel body of worms as well.
  • Promote movement of Qi, reduce stagnation - drains down and unblocks the bowels, food accumulation, abdominal distention, constipation, tenesmus.
  • Promote urination - damp phlegm and malarial disorders.

How Is Bing Lang Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Bing Lang

  • Dosage: 6-12g
  • Alone: 120g

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