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Zi Cao | Arnebiae or Lithospermi Radix | 紫草

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Original price
$ 57.00 USD
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Current price $ 57.00 USD

Shen Clinic TCM Advice


Zi Cao Alternate Names

Groomwell Root
Chinese Stoneseed
Purple Weed
Arnebia
Lithospermi
Lithospermum Root

Zi Cao Properties

Taste Nature Organs

Sweet

Cold

Heart, Liver

Zi Cao Uses      

Disperses swelling

Removes toxin

Clears heat

Cools blood

Smooths the intestines

Promotes defecation

Promotes rash eruption

 

Zi Cao Side Effects and Safety

Zi Cao CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated with loose stools and Spleen deficiency
  • May have contraceptive effects
  • Contains carcinogenic pyrrolizidine alkaloids.  May cause liver cancer with high doses.
Zi Cao INCOMPATIBILITIES
  • None known
Zi Cao HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
  • None known

Information is for educational purposes and is not meant to substitute for the advice of your health care provider. These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease

 

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