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Pinyin: qian shi

ENGLISH NAME: Euryale (Seed)

LATIN NAME: Euryales Semen

Pinyin: qian shi

Properties: sweet, astringent, neutral
Channels Entered: Kidney, Spleen

1. Tonifies the Spleen and Dispels Dampness

2. Tonifies the Kidney and Consolidates Jing (Essence)

10 to 15 grams. The maximum dose of Qian Shi is 30 grams. Dry-fried, the herb functions better to tonify the Spleen to stop diarrhea, and warm the Kidney to prevent the loss of jing (essence).

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