Names Of Niu Bang Zi


Niu Bang Zi TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Great Burdock Fruit, Arctium
  • Pinyin Name: Niu Bang Zi
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How Is Niu Bang Zi Categorized?

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Temperature - Taste

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

How Is Niu Bang Zi Used Clinically?

Niu Bang Zi Usages and Indications

  • Expels wind-heat (acrid), benefits throat - fever, cough, sore, red, swollen throat.
  • Clears heat (bitter, cold), relieves toxicity, vents rashes - red swellings, carbuncles, mumps, acute febrile rashes, early stages of measles with incomplete expression.
  • Moistens intestines (rich plant oil - slippery) - constipation due to wind-heat (cold nature of the herb).

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Avoid in qi deficiency, diarrhea, lack of excess heat.
    • Avoid when open sores and/or carbuncles are present.
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How Is Niu Bang Zi Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Niu Bang Zi

  • Dosage: 3-9g

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