Names Of Man Jing Zi


Man Jing Zi TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Vitex Fruit Seed
  • Pinyin Name: Man Jing Zi
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How Is Man Jing Zi Categorized?

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Our Database Has 12 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Heat Category

How Is Man Jing Zi Used Clinically?

Man Jing Zi Usages and Indications

  • Disperses wind, clears heat - wind-heat especially with headache or eye pain.
  • Wind-heat in the liver channel - excessive tearing, red-painful-swollen eyes, floaters.
  • Drains damp, expels wind - supporting herb for stiff, numb, cramping, and/or heavy limbs.

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Avoid in cases of Stomach Qi Deficiency.
    • Avoid in headaches or eye problems that arise from yin/blood deficient heat.
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How Is Man Jing Zi Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Man Jing Zi

  • Dosage: 6-12g

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Notes From Our Clinicians For Man Jing Zi

Staff Clinical Notes

  • Similar to Qing Xiang Zi and Mi Meng Hua in clearing wind-heat but stronger in expelling wind (pungent nature) - for eye issues involving OPI.
  • Sheng (unprepared) for dispersing wind/heat and stopping pain; Chao (dry-fried, more common) for headaches involving eyes, watery or blurry eyes.

Formulas Which Generally Contain Man Jing Zi

Our database contains 2 TCM Formulas where Man Jing Zi is generally used



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