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QIAN SHI

Names for Qian Shi
Pharmaceutical: Semen Euryales Ferocis
Botanical: Euryale ferox Salisb. (Nymphaeaceae)
Other names: Nan Qian Shi, Bei Qian Shi, Sheng Qian Shi, Ji Tou Shi
Description: Gorgon Seed.

Actions
Tonifies the Spleen to expel Dampness; Strengthens the Kidneys to preserve the Essence; ...

Origin of qian shi
Hunan, Jiangsu, Anhui, Shandong.;

Preparation of qian shi
The ripe fruit is collected in August to September, peeled, and the seed is taken out, washed clean, removed from hard shell (testa), and dried in the sun. The drug can be used either in powder form, or after being processed.;

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