Names Of Nan Gua Zi


Nan Gua Zi TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Pumpkin Seeds
  • Pinyin Name: Nan Gua Zi
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How Is Nan Gua Zi Categorized?

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

How Is Nan Gua Zi Used Clinically?

Nan Gua Zi Usages and Indications

  • Expels parasites, alleviates pain - tapeworms, roundworms, schistosomiasis.
  • Benefits post partum fluid metabolism - post partum hand and feet swelling, aids in lactation.

How Is Nan Gua Zi Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Nan Gua Zi

  • Dosage: 30-60g

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Also Used For:
Orally used for dysuria secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), bladder irritation, treating intestinal worms, and treating pyelonephritis.  In combination, pumpkin is used in an herbal combination to treat symptoms of BPH.

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