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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CHINESE HERBS
Pinyin: chuan lian zi (chao)
ENGLISH NAME: Melia (Stir Fried)
LATIN NAME: Stir Fried Toosendan Fructus
Properties: bitter, cold
Channels Entered: Liver, Small Intestine, Stomach, Urinary Bladder
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Moves Qi and Relieves Pain
2. KiIIs Parasites
3. KiIIs Fungus
3 to 10 grams in decoction.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use Chuan Lian Zi with caution in cases of deficiency and cold of the Spleen and Stomach.
• Large dosages of Chuan Lian Zi are not recommended as it is slightly toxic.
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