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Names for Cang Er Zi
Pharmaceutical: Fructus Xanthii Sibirici
Botanical: Xanthium sibiricum Patr. (Compositae)
Other names: Sheng Cang Er Zi, Sheng Cang Zi
Description: Siberian Cocklebur Fruit.

Unblocks the nose; Expels Wind-Damp; Calms pain; ...

Origin of cang er zi
Jiangxi, Shandong, Hubei, Jiangsu.;

Preparation of cang er zi
The drug is collected in autumn when ripe, dried in the sun and removed from stalk, leaf and other foreign matter. The fruits are then stir-fried until yellowish-brown in color to remove the spines and sift.;

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