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Zi Wan

Aster | 紫苑
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SKU A6290

Ingredient: Aster root (zi wan) (Aster tataricus rhizoma)


Mandarin: 紫苑
Pin-Yin: Zi Wan
English: Aster
Korean: 자원
Romaji: Shien
Kanji: 紫苑
Kampo: No




Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Asteris Radix

Sources:

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

Properties:

  • Acrid, bitter, slightly warm

Channels Entered:

  • Lung

Herb Actions:

  • Relieves cough
  • Expels phlegm
  • Aids with wind-cold, wind-heat, lung deficiency, and consumption

Contraindications:

  • Not recommended for long term use for those with yin deficiency or heat in the lungs

Commonly Found In:

  • Platycodon & Schizonepeta Formula

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