Pinyin: qian shi

ENGLISH NAME: Euryale (Seed)

LATIN NAME: Euryales Semen

Pinyin: qian shi

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

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Tonifies the Spleen and Dispels Dampness

2. Tonifies the Kidney and Consolidates Jing (Essence)

DOSAGE
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).