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Names for Yi Zhi Ren
Pharmaceutical: Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae
Botanical: Alpinia oxyphylla Miq. (Zingiberaceae)
Other names: Yi Zhi
Description: Sharpleaf Galangal Fruit.

Warms the Spleen; Opens the Stomach; Reduces the secretion of saliva; Warms the Kidneys; Preserves the Essence; Antidiuretic; ...

Origin of yi zhi ren
Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Fujian.;

Preparation of yi zhi ren
The drug is collected in summer when the fruit turns from green to red, dried in the sun or at a low temperature. The fruit is then processed with sand, and peeled off. The seeds are collected and processed with salt-water.;

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