Xuan Shen (Certified Organic)

Xuan Shen (Certified Organic)

Xuan Shen (Certified Organic)

Brand NuHerbs
Unit Size 1 pound
Dosage 9-15 grams in decoction - Bensky
Potency 1:1
Taste Salty, sweet, bitter - Bensky
Properties Cold - Bensky
Contraindications Contraindicated in cases of cold-dampness of the Spleen and Stomach. Traditionally, it is not to be combined with Veratri nigri Radix et Rhizoma (li ba) - Bensky
Chinese Symptomology Bleeding, fever, dry mouth, purplish tongue; Constipation, irritability; Neck lumps, severe thoat pain, throat swelling - Bensky
Actions Enriches the yin, moistens dryness, drains fire, resolves toxicity, softens hardness, transforms phlegm-heat.
Pattern Heat, blood heat, phlgem-fire - Bensky
Channels Entered Kidney, Lung, Stomach - Bensky

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Chinese name Xuan Shen
English name Scrophularia Root, Scrophularia ningpoensis
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Excerpted from Bensky:  Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.

  • Clears heat and cools the blood:  when heat has entered the blood level of warm-heat pathogen diseases, causing bleeding, fever, dry mouth, and a purplish tongue, as in Clear the Nutritive Level Decoction.*
  • Nourishes the yin:  especially for the sequelae of warm-heat pathogen diseases with such symptoms as constipation and irritability.*
  • Softens hardness and dissipates nodules:  for neck lumps due to phlegm-fire as well as severe throat pain and swelling.*
Ingredients Xuan Shen - Scrophularia ningpoensis (Certified Organic)
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