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Herbology

 
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Blackend Swallowwort Root

Herb name (Chinese): 白薇
Herb name (Pin Yin): bái wēi
Herb name (English): Blackend Swallowwort Root
Herb name (Botanical): Radix et Rhizoma Cynanchi Atrati
Origin of species: • Cynanchum atratum Bge.
• Cynanchum versicolour Bge.
Part(s) of herb used: Rhizome and Root
Geo-specific habitat(s): Northern and southern parts of China
Taste(s) & Properties: • Bitter, salty
• Cold
• Administrates the Stomach, Liver and Kidney Meridians
Action(s): • Helps to relieve hot flushes, night sweating or fever after giving birth
• Provides relief for painful sore throats
• Aids urination, relieve painful urination
• Eases inflammatory conditions

PRODUCTS CONTAINING THIS HERB