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Names for Sha Yuan Zi
Pharmaceutical: Semen Astragali Complanati
Botanical: Astragalus complanatus R. Br. (Leguminosae)
Other names: Sheng Sha Yuan Zi, Tong Ji Li, Sha Yuan Ji Li
Description: Flatstem Milkvetch Seed.

Tonifies the Kidneys; Preserves the Essence; Nourishes the Liver; Improves vision; ...

Origin of sha yuan zi

Preparation of sha yuan zi
The plant is collected in late autumn and early winter when the fruit is ripe, dried in the sun, and the seed tapped out, removed from foreign matter, and dried in the sun. Before use, the seeds are processed with salt-water.;

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