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Anemarrhena | 知母
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SKU A0580

FUNCTIONS: Removes heat, purges fire, nourishes kidneys, nourishes yin, moistens dryness.*

Mandarin: 知母
Pin-Yin: Zhi Mu
English: Anemarrhena
Korean: 지모
Romaji: Chimo
Kanji: 知母
Kampo: No



Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Anemarrhenae Rhizoma


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


  • Sweet neutral

Channels Entered:

  • Lung, stomach kidney

Herb Actions:

  • Clears heat and drains fire
  • Enriches the yin and moistens dryness
  • Generates fluids and clears heat
  • Ameliorates the dryness of tonifying or warming substances


  • Not recommended for those with cold from deficiency of the spleen and stomach

Commonly Found In:

  • Anemarrhena, Phellodendron & Rehmannia Formula; Zizyphus Combination; Dang Gui & Arctium Formula

* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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