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Names for Shi Chang Pu
Pharmaceutical: Rhizoma Acori
Botanical: Acorus gramineus Soland (Araceae); Acorus tatarinowii Schott
Other names: Chang Pu, Sui Chang Pu, Bai Chang
Description: Rhizome of Acorus gramineus Soland.

Opens the orifices; Calms the Mind; Transforms Dampness; Harmonizes the Stomach; ...

Origin of shi chang pu
Acorus gramineus Soland: Sichuan, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, South of Changjiang river.;

Preparation of shi chang pu
The drug is collected in autumn and winter, removed from fibrous root and soil, and dried in the sun. Fresh roots can be used during summer. The drug can be used either raw or fresh.;

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