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Gou Ji

Acanthopanax/Cibotium | 狗脊
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SKU C4850

Ingredient: Cibotium root (gou ji).

Mandarin: 狗脊
Pin-Yin: Gou Ji
English: Cibotium
Korean: 구척
Romaji: Kuseki
Kanji: 狗脊
Kampo: No



Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Cibotii Rhizoma


  • Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica (Bensky et al.)


  • Warm, bitter, sweet

Channels Entered:

  • Liver, kidney

Herb Actions:

  • Tonifies the liver and kidneys
  • Fortifies the bones and sinews
  • Extinguishes wind
  • Dispels dampness
  • Brings warmth to and secures the kidneys


  • Not recommended for those with difficulty urinating or with excess heat caused by a deficiency of yin
  • Not recommended for use in combination with Bai Jiang Cao

Commonly Found In:

  • None found

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