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Chinese Herbs

Che Qian Zi

Che Qian Zi

[aka: Semen Plantaginis or Plantago Seed, Plantain Seed]

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Taste & Temp: Sweet, Cold

Channels Entered: KI, BL, LIV, LU

Herb Category: Regulate Water and Drain Dampness

Actions and Indications

Promotes urination, clears heat - edema, lin syndromes due to damp-heat, generally in the lower warmer.

Solidifies the stool - diarrhea with damp-heat or damp-summerheat.

Clears the eyes - liver and kidney deficiency (dry eyes or cataracts) or heat in the liver channel (red, painful, swollen eyes and sensitive to light).

Lung heat - expels phlegm, stops cough.

Western Health Description

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