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Names for Gou Ji
Pharmaceutical: Rhizoma Cibotii Barometz
Botanical: Cibotum barometz (L.) J. Sm. (Dicksoniaceae)
Other names: Sheng Gou Ji, Sheng Fu Jin, Jin Mao Gou Ji
Description: Cibot Rhizome.

Tonifies Liver and Kidneys; Strengthens knees and lower back; Expels Wind; Disperses Dampness; ...

Origin of gou ji
Fujian, Sichuan, Hunan, Zhejiang.;

Preparation of gou ji
The drug is collected in autumn, removed from soil and dried, or removed from hard root, petiole and golden hairs, sliced, and dried. It is called "Sheng Gou Ji Pian". And after steaming the drug is partially dried in the sun, cut into thick slices and dried thoroughly "Shou Gou Ji Pian".;

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