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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CHINESE HERBS
Pinyin: wang bu liu xing (chao)
ENGLISH NAME: Cow Cockle Seed (Stir Fried)
LATIN NAME: Stir Fried Vaccariae Semen
Properties: bitter, neutral
Channels Entered: Liver, Stomach
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Activates Blood Circulation, Opens Channels
2. Promotes Lactation, Drains Abscesses
6 to 10 grams in herbal decoction. Wang Bu Liu Xing should be dry-fried and crushed to facilitate the extraction of active constituents.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
·Wang Bu Liu Xing is contraindicated in pregnancy, as it stimulates contraction of the uterus.
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