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LIAN ZI

Names for Lian Zi
Pharmaceutical: Semen Nelumbinis Nuciferae
Botanical: Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. (Nymphaeaceae)
Other names:
Description: Lotus Seed.

Actions
Tonifies the Spleen to stop diarrhea; Strengthens the Kidneys; Strengthens the Essence; Calms the Mind by nourishing the Heart; ...

Origin of lian zi
Hunan (Xianglian), Fujian (Jianlian), Jiangsu (Hulian), Zhejiang.;

Preparation of lian zi
The lotus seeds are collected from August to September. After the skins of the seeds have been removed, the seeds are dried in the sun.;

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