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Names for Xiao Ji
Pharmaceutical: Herba Cephalanoploris
Botanical: Cirsium segetum Bge. (Compositae)
Other names: Sheng Xiao Ji, Xiao Ji Cao, Da Xiao Ji
Description: Small Thistle.

Cools Blood; Stops bleeding; Expels toxins; Dissolves abscesses; ...

Origin of xiao ji
Whole China.;

Preparation of xiao ji
The aerial parts of the plant are harvested in summer when the thistle is flowering. Then they are cleaned, dried in the sun, and cut into pieces.;

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