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Names for Xuan Shen
Pharmaceutical: Radix Scrophulariae Ningpoensis
Botanical: Scrophularia ningpoensis Hemsl. (Scrophulariaceae)
Other names: Yuan Shen
Description: Figwort Root.

Clears Heat; Expels toxins; Nourishes Yin; ...

Origin of xuan shen
Chang Jiang, Shaanxi, Fujian.;

Preparation of xuan shen
The drug is collected in winter when stem and leaves wither, removed from rhizome, bud, rootlet and soil, dried in the sun or baked to half-drying, piled up for 3-6 days, processed for several times until dried completely. They are then cut into slices.;

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