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Deng Xin Cao

Juncus | 燈心草
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SKU J2380

Ingredient: Juncus pith (deng xin cao) (Juncus effusus var decipiens).

Mandarin: 燈心草
Pin-Yin: Deng Xin Cao
English: Juncus
Korean: 등심초
Romaji: Toshinso
Kanji: 灯心草
Kampo: No


Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Junci Medulla


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


  • Sweet, bland, slightly cold

Channels Entered:

  • Heart, lung, small intestine

Herb Actions:

  • Encourages urination
  • Clears the heart
  • Directs fire downward


  • Not recommended for those with extreme deficiencies
  • Not recommended for those with cold in the middle

 Commonly Found In:

  • Dianthus Formula

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