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XU DUAN

Names for Xu Duan
Pharmaceutical: Radix Dipsaci Asperi
Botanical: Dipsacus japonica Miquel,Dipsacus asperoides Wall.(Dipsacaceae)
Other names: Sheng Xu Duan, Chuan Duan, Xu Duan (Chuan)
Description: Teasel Root.

Actions
Tonifies the Liver; Tonifies the Kidneys; Moves Blood; Promotes healing of broken bones and sinews; ...

Origin of xu duan
Sichuan, Hubei.;

Preparation of xu duan
The drug is collected in between July and August, removed from the root stock and rootlet, dried in the sun, and cut into pieces. The roots can also be processed with rice wine or salt-water.;

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