Chinese Herb: Li Zhi He (Leechee Nut), Semen Litchi Chinensis
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Chinese Herb: Li Zhi He (Leechee Nut), Semen Litchi Chinensis

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Herbs that Regulate the Qi

Warm Li Zhi He (Semen Litchi Chinensis)
Channels:
LIV, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Astringent, Warm
Latin:
Semen Litchi Chinensis
Chinese:
荔枝核
Tone Marks:
lì zhī hé

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Disperses Cold, Moves Qi and Relieves Pain
    Used for hernial pain and testicular disorders, groin pain, and bulging pain with swelling. Also used for running piglets sensations with an upward shooting sensation from the low abdomen to the chest region.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Use with caution in patients not suffering from Cold-Damp Qi Obstruction

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • Very well tolerated
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 9-15 grams in decoction, crush before dispensing (Bensky)
  • 10-15 grams in decoction (Chen)
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