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Cnidium Seeds (She Chuang Zi)


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2 oz.

What it does (English):
Cnidium Seeds or as the Chinese call it She Chuang Zi is used to treat skin rashes, acne, eczema, and ringworm. It can be taken internally for vaginal discharge and it can increase your sexual potency.

In China they use Cnidium seeds as an aphrodisiac and there have been animal studies that show an improvement in bone strength when taking She Chuang Zi.

Clinical Use (Chinese):
Dry dampness, kills parasites, stop itch - topically - weeping, itchy skin lesions, scabies, ringworm. Warm the kidney, strengthen yang "“ impotence, infertility, cold womb.

Latin Name:
Cnidium monnieri

English Name:
Cnidium Seed

Parts Used:
The fruit

Pungent and bitter in flavor, warm in property, acts on the Kidney channel. Warms the Kidney and strengthens Yang, expels Wind Cold, resolves Dampness, is anthelmintic.

None at this time.

Folk Lore:

These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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