Hei Zhi Ma (Black Sesame Seeds) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Black Sesame Seeds
  • Pinyin Name:  Hei Zhi Ma
  • Tonify the yin of the liver and kidney systems. ¬†Useful for vision disturbances (blurry vision), tinnitus, dizziness, vertigo, premature graying of the hair.
  • Nourish liver blood and clear liver wind - headaches, dizziness, numbness in the limbs.
  • Moisten and lubricate the intestines - constipation.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Tonify Yin

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 10-30g (stir-fried for internal usage)
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Liver ◦ Kidney

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Neutral (Ping) ◦ Sweet (Gan)

    Contraindication Notes:
    • Avoid in patients with loose stools and/or diarrhea due to Spleen Qi Deficiency.


    Herbal Formulas Which Include Hei Zhi Ma

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Hei Zhi Ma (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

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    Shou Wu Wan

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    Xiao Feng Wan

    Itchy and red skin lesions, possibly with weeping, comprising such conditions as psoriasis, eczema, acne, dermatitis, etc.

    The Pulse will generally be forceful, floating and rapid and the Tongue will have a yellow or white tongue coating.

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