Niu Bang Zi - Great Burdock Fruit - TCM Herb Pictures
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Niu Bang Zi
Also Known As:
Niu Bang Zi Properties: PUNGENT, BITTER - COLD Dosage: 3 – 9g.
Great Burdock Fruit
(Arctium) -expel wind-heat, benefits throat – fever, cough, sore-red-swollen throat
-clear heat, relieve toxicity – red swellings, carbuncles, mumps, rashes
-moisten intestines – constipation due to wind-heat
Also Used For:
Orally, Niu Bang Zi/Burdock is used as a
diuretic, "blood purifier", antimicrobial, antipyretic,
and to treat anorexia nervosa, GI complaints, rheumatism, gout,
cystitis, and chronic skin conditions including acne and psoriasis.
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