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Shi Jun Zi / Fructtus Quisqualis Indicae

Temperature:

Properties:

Shi Jun Zi / Fructtus Quisqualis Indicae

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Sweet

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Shi Jun Zi / Fructtus Quisqualis Indicae

Functions:

1. Kills parasites; especially good for roundworms and pinworms

2. Reduces accumulation to support spleen and stomach

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Shi Jun Zi / Fructtus Quisqualis Indicae

Channels:

Shi Jun Zi / Fructtus Quisqualis Indicae

Channels: Spleen, Stomach

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Shi Jun Zi / Fructtus Quisqualis Indicae

Special Characteristics:

Shi Jun Zi / Fructtus Quisqualis Indicae

Special Characteristics: Used constantly over three days as one course of treatment

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Bing Lang / Semen Arecae Catechu

Temperature:

Properties:

Bing Lang / Semen Arecae Catechu

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Acrid, Bitter

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Bing Lang / Semen Arecae Catechu

Functions:

1. Kills parasites; kills various types of parasites, including roundworm, hookworm, pinworm, and fasciolopsis

2. Reduces accumulation/food accumulation

3. Promotes movement of qi

4. Promotes urination

5. Checks malaria or malarial disorder

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Bing Lang / Semen Arecae Catechu

Channels:

Bing Lang / Semen Arecae Catechu

Channels: Large Intestine, Stomach

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Bing Lang / Semen Arecae Catechu

Special Characteristics:

Aggressive herb. Doesn't just move the qi, but actually breaks up the qi; using too long can damage qi

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Ku Lian Gen Pi / Cortex Meliae Radicis

Temperature:

Properties:

Ku Lian Gen Pi / Cortex Meliae Radicis

Temperature: Cold

Properties: Bitter, Toxic

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Ku Lian Gen Pi / Cortex Meliae Radicis

Functions:

1. Kills parasites; powerfully kills roundworm, pinworm, and hookworm

2. Cures tinea infections and sores

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Ku Lian Gen Pi / Cortex Meliae Radicis

Channels:

Ku Lian Gen Pi / Cortex Meliae Radicis

Channels: Liver, Spleen, Stomach

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Ku Lian Gen Pi / Cortex Meliae Radicis

Special Characteristics:

Effective component is difficult to dissolve in water, so should be simmered for a long time 1- 2 hours

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Guan Zhong / Rhizoma Guanzhong

Temperature:

Properties:

Guan Zhong / Rhizoma Guanzhong

Temperature: Slightly Cold

Properties: Bitter, Toxic

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Guan Zhong / Rhizoma Guanzhong

Functions:

1. Clears heat and relieves toxicity: wind-heat colds or flu, warm-febrile disease with macula, and mumps

2. Kills parasites: tapeworm, hookworm, pinworm, and roundworm

3. Cools blood and stops bleeding

4. Can also be used for burn or scald, leucorrhea, and hypertension

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Guan Zhong / Rhizoma Guanzhong

Channels:

Guan Zhong / Rhizoma Guanzhong

Channels: Liver, Spleen

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Nan Gua Zi / Semen Cucurbitae Moschatae

Temperature:

Properties:

Nan Gua Zi / Semen Cucurbitae Moschatae

Temperature: Neutral

Properties: Sweet

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Nan Gua Zi / Semen Cucurbitae Moschatae

Functions:

1. Kills parasites; especially used for killing tapeworm

2. Helps promote lactation

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Nan Gua Zi / Semen Cucurbitae Moschatae

Channels:

Nan Gua Zi / Semen Cucurbitae Moschatae

Channels: Large Intestine, Stomach

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Nan Gua Zi / Semen Cucurbitae Moschatae

Special Characteristics:

Do not fry this herb

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She Xiang / Secretio Moschus

Temperature:

Properties:

She Xiang / Secretio Moschus

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Aromatic, Acrid

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She Xiang / Secretio Moschus

Functions:

1. Intensely opens the orifices and revives the spirit

2. Invigorates the blood, disperses clumps, and unblocks channels

3. Alleviates pain; various pain due to blood stasis

4. Hastens delivery

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She Xiang / Secretio Moschus

Channels:

She Xiang / Secretio Moschus

Channels: Heart, Liver, Spleen

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She Xiang / Secretio Moschus

Special Characteristics:

Can not be used for decoction

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Bing Pian / Borneolum Syntheticum

Temperature:

Properties:

Bing Pian / Borneolum Syntheticum

Temperature: Cool

Properties: Acrid, Bitter

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Bing Pian / Borneolum Syntheticum

Functions:

1. Aromatically opens the orifices and revives the spirit

2. Clears heat and alleviates pain

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Bing Pian / Borneolum Syntheticum

Channels:

Bing Pian / Borneolum Syntheticum

Channels: Heart, Lung, Spleen

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Bing Pian / Borneolum Syntheticum

Special Characteristics:

Can not be used for decoction; pills and powder only

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Su He Xiang / Styrax Liquidis

Temperature:

Properties:

Su He Xiang / Styrax Liquidis

Temperature: Warm

Properties: Sweet, Acrid, Aromatic

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Su He Xiang / Styrax Liquidis

Functions:

1. Opens the orifices and revives the spirit

2. Clears away filth and alleviates pain

3. Currently used for angina associated with coronary disease

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Su He Xiang / Styrax Liquidis

Channels:

Su He Xiang / Styrax Liquidis

Channels: Heart, Spleen

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Su He Xiang / Styrax Liquidis

Special Characteristics:

Only taken in pill or powder form

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Shi Chang Pu / Radix Acori Graminei

Temperature:

Properties:

Shi Chang Pu / Radix Acori Graminei

Temperature: Slightly Warm

Properties: Acrid, Aromatic

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Shi Chang Pu / Radix Acori Graminei

Functions:

1. Breaks up phlegm

2. Transforms turbid dampness and harmonizes the stomach

3. Opens orifices and pacifies shen

4. Benefits the throat; can also be used for a sore voice

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Shi Chang Pu / Radix Acori Graminei

Channels:

Shi Chang Pu / Radix Acori Graminei

Channels: Heart, Stomach

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Antiparasitic Herbs (Category)

Description:

These herbs act to kill and expel parasites, relieve pain, and reduce stagnation. Applications for these herbs include treatment of internal and external parasites such as roundworm, hookworm, tapeworm, and ringworm.

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Aromatic Substances that Open the Orifices (Category)

Description:

Herbs that are said to open the orifices act to dispel any pathogenic blockages in order to resolve sensory function and induce consciousness.

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Shi Jun Zi

Pharmaceutical Name:

English Name:

Literal Translation:

Shi Jun Zi

Pharmaceutical Name: Fructtus Quisqualis Indicae

English Name: Rangoon Creeper Fruit

Literal Translation: Envoy Gentlemen Seeds

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Bing Lang

Pharmaceutical Name:

English Name:

Literal Translation:

Bing Lang

Pharmaceutical Name: Semen Arecae Catechu

English Name: Betel Nut

Literal Translation: Areca

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Ku Lian Gen Pi

Pharmaceutical Name:

English Name:

Literal Translation:

Ku Lian Gen Pi

Pharmaceutical Name: Cortex Meliae Radicis

English Name: Chinaberry Tree Bark

Literal Translation: Bitter Amargosa Root Bark

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Guan Zhong

Pharmaceutical Name:

English Name:

Literal Translation:

Guan Zhong

Pharmaceutical Name: Rhizoma Guanzhong

English Name: Dryopteris Root

Literal Translation: Link the Multitude

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Nan Gua Zi

Pharmaceutical Name:

English Name:

Literal Translation:

Nan Gua Zi

Pharmaceutical Name: Semen Cucurbitae Moschatae

English Name: Pumpkin Seed

Literal Translation: Southern Melon Seeds

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She Xiang

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English Name:

Literal Translation:

She Xiang

Pharmaceutical Name: Secretio Moschus

English Name: Musk

Literal Translation: Musk Aroma

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Bing Pian

Pharmaceutical Name:

English Name:

Literal Translation:

Bing Pian

Pharmaceutical Name: Borneolum Syntheticum

English Name: Borneal

Literal Translation: Ice Flake

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Su He Xiang

Pharmaceutical Name:

English Name:

Literal Translation:

Su He Xiang

Pharmaceutical Name: Styrax

English Name: Liquidis Styrax

Literal Translation: Awaken Close Fragrance

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Shi Chang Pu

Pharmaceutical Name:

English Name:

Literal Translation:

Shi Chang Pu

Pharmaceutical Name: Radix Acori Graminei

English Name: Green-grass Sweet-flag Rhizome

Literal Translation: Stone Acorus