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QIAN NIU ZI

Names for Qian Niu Zi
Pharmaceutical: Semen Pharbitidis
Botanical: Pharbitis nil (L.) Choisy,Pharbitis purpurea (L.) Voigt(Convolvulaceae)
Other names: Sheng Qian Niu, Er Chou, Hei Bai Chou, Hei Chou
Description: Morning Glory Seed.

Actions
Purgative; Eliminates Water; Eliminates accumulations; Expels worms and other parasites; ...

Origin of qian niu zi
Whole China.;

Preparation of qian niu zi
The plant is cut up in the late autumn when the fruit is ripe, and dried in the sun. The seed is tapped out, and removed from foreign matter. The seeds can be stir-fried to reduce drug effectiveness.;

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