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Names for Zi Cao
Pharmaceutical: Radix Arnebiae seu Lithospermi
Botanical: Arnebia euchroma (Royle) Johnst., Lithospermum erythrorhizon Sieb. & Zucc., Arnebia guttata Bunge (Boraginaceae)
Other names: Zi Cao Gen
Description: Root of the following herbs.

Cools Blood; Invigorates Blood; Eliminates Toxicity; Promotes the eruption of exanthema; ...

Origin of zi cao
Predominantly: Liaoning, Hunan, Hubei, Xinjiang.;

Preparation of zi cao
The whole plant is gathered in spring or autumn, dried in the sun, soaked in water, and cut into pieces.;

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