Chinese Herb: Tu Niu Xi (Tuniuxi Root), Radix Achyranthis
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Chinese Herb: Tu Niu Xi (Tuniuxi Root), Radix Achyranthis

Herb 13 of 29 in Herbs that Clear Heat and Eliminate Toxins

Neutral Tu Niu Xi (Radix Achyranthis)
Channels:
LIV, KI
Properties:
Bitter, Sour, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Achyranthis
Chinese:
牛膝
Tone Marks:
niú xī
Translation:
Local Ox's Knee

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Drains Fire and Reduces Toxins
    For painful or swollen throat, especially effective for treating diphtheria and pneumonia.
  • Clears Heat Toxins on the Skin
    For abscess or skin sores. Also used to relieve poisons from snakebite.
  • Invigorates the Blood
    Used in treating amenorrhea or dysmenorrhea.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use during pregnancy.

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 15-30 grams.
  • Part used: root.
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