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Che Qian Zi

Plantago Seed | 車前子
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SKU P2490
Mandarin: 車前子
Pin-Yin: Che Qian Zi
English: Plantago Seed
Korean: 차전자
Romaji: shazenshi
Kanji: 車前子
Kampo: No



Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Plantaginis Semen

Sources:

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

Properties:

  • Cold, sweet

Channels Entered:

  • Liver, kidney, lung, bladder

Herb Actions:

  • Encourages urination
  • Dries damp-heat and helps to solidify the stool
  • Clears up the eyes
  • Dispels phlegm and alleviates cough

 

Contraindications:

  • Use cautiously for those who are pregnant
  • Not recommended for those with loss of essence caused by a deficiency of the kidneys, unless used in combination with herbs that secure the kidneys

 

Commonly Found In:

  • Dianthus Formula, Achyranthes & Plantago Formula, Magnolia Flower Formula

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