Chinese Herbs: Qian Niu Zi (Morning Glory Seeds or Pharbitis), Semen Pharbiditis
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Chinese Herbs: Qian Niu Zi (Morning Glory Seeds or Pharbitis), Semen Pharbiditis

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Harsh Expellants

Cold Qian Niu Zi (Semen Pharbiditis)
Channels:
KI, LI, LU, SI
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Cold, Slightly Toxic
Latin:
Semen Pharbiditis
Chinese:
牵牛子
Tone Marks:
qiān niú zĭ

Chinese Herb Actions

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Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use during pregnancy. This herb has been shown to cause teratogenic (birth defects) effects.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • This herb is considered toxic.
    (while some Chinese herbs are toxic, it must be noted that many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:


This herb antagonizes or is antagonized by:

This herb is considered endangered, toxic, or is illegal in the United States