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Names for E Wei
Pharmaceutical: Resina Ferulae
Botanical: Ferula sinkiangensi K. M. Shen,Ferula fukanensis K. M. Shen(Umbelliferae)
Other names: A Wei
Description: Chinese Asafetida.

Eliminates food retention; Resolves masses; Expels worms and other parasites; ...

Origin of e wei

Preparation of e wei
The stem is incised from the upper part to the lower part at the flowering and early fruiting stages in the end of spring and early summer. The exuding emulsive resin is collected, and dried in the shade.;

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