Names Of Qian Niu Zi


Qian Niu Zi TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Morning Glory Seed
  • Pinyin Name: Qian Niu Zi
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How Is Qian Niu Zi Categorized?

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Our Database Has 11 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Drain Downward Category

How Is Qian Niu Zi Used Clinically?

Qian Niu Zi Usages and Indications

  • Drives out water - for heat accumulation in the stomach or intestines, severe constipation, abdominal distention, urinary difficulty (water is expelled through urine and stool).
  • Unblocks the bowels and removes accumulations - constipation due to accumulation and stagnation of damp-heat in the stomach and intestines.
  • Drives out phlegm and congested fluids - cough, wheezing, chest fullness.
  • Expels intestinal parasites and reduces food stagnation - roundworm or tapeworm infestations and food stagnation.

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How Is Qian Niu Zi Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Qian Niu Zi

  • Dosage: 4.5-9g
  • If used alone: 1.5-3g

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