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DI LONG

Names for Di Long
Pharmaceutical: Lumbricus
Botanical: Guang Di Long : Pheretima aspergillum (Perrier) (Megascolecidae) Tu Di Long : Allolobophora caliginosa (Savigny) trapezo´des (Ant. Duges) (Lumbricidae)
Other names:
Description: Earthworm.

Actions
Clears Heat; Disperses internal Wind; Calms dyspnea; Promotes circulation in the collaterals; Diuretic; ...

Origin of di long
* Guang Di Long: Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian. * Tu Di Long: many regions of China.;

Preparation of di long
Guang Dilong is collected from spring to autumn, Tu Di Long is collected in summer. The abdomen is cut open immediately after captured, removed from the viscera and soil, washed clean, dried in the sun or at a low temperature.;

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