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Cang Er Zi

Xanthium | 蒼耳子
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SKU X3160

Ingredient: Xanthium fruit (cang er zi) (Xanthium strumarium).

Mandarin: 蒼耳子
Pin-Yin: Cang Er Zi
English: Xanthium
Korean: 창이자
Romaji: Sojishi
Kanji: 蒼耳子
Kampo: No

Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Xanthii Fructus


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


  • Sweet, bitter, warm, toxic

Channels Entered:

  • Lung

Herb Actions:

  • Disperses wind and dampness
  • Opens nasal Passages
  • Dispels exterior wind



  • Use with caution and do not overdose
  • Not recommended for use in combination with pork


Commonly Found In:

  • Xanthium Formula, Mangolia Flower Formula,

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