Names Of Sha Shen


Sha Shen TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Glehnia Root
  • Pinyin Name: Sha Shen
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How Is Sha Shen Categorized?

Sha Shen Functional Category

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Temperature - Taste

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Our Database Has 15 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Tonify Yin Category

How Is Sha Shen Used Clinically?

Sha Shen Usages and Indications

  • Moistens the lungs, stops cough - dry, non-productive cough due to lung yin deficiency.
  • Nourish the stomach, generate fluids, clear heat (after febrile disease or yin deficiency) - dry mouth or throat.
  • Moisten the exterior - dry itchy skin aggravated by cold and dry weather.

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How Is Sha Shen Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Sha Shen

  • Dosage: 9-15g

Conditions and Patterns Potentially Related With Sha Shen


Sha Shen Related Conditions and Patterns


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Lung Yin Deficiency

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Notes From Our Clinicians For Sha Shen

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There are two types of sha shen - bei sha shen and nan sha shen.  Bei sha shen is most commonly used.

Formulas Which Generally Contain Sha Shen

Our database contains 2 TCM Formulas where Sha Shen is generally used



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