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Names for Tian Men Dong
Pharmaceutical: Tuber Asparagi Cochinchinensis
Botanical: Asparagus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr. (Liliaceae)
Other names: Tian Dong, Ming Tian Dong
Description: Asparagus Root.

Clears the Lungs; Moves Fire downwards; Nourishes Yin; Moistens Dryness; ...

Origin of tian men dong
Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, Changjiang river area.;

Preparation of tian men dong
The drug is collected in autumn, washed clean, removed from stem remains and rootlets, boiled or steamed until the centre of the drug is devoid of a white spot, peeled while hot, washed clean, dried in the sun or at low temperature, and cut into slices.;

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