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Dan Dou Chi (Prepared Soybean)

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Neutral Dan Dou Chi (Semen Praeparatum Sojae)
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Neutral
Semen Praeparatum Sojae
Tone Marks:
dàn dòu chì


  • Dispels Wind, Cold, or Heat
    Due to its mild nature, this herb can also be used for exterior disorders with an underlying Yin Deficiency.
  • Softens Symptoms of Irritability
    For restlessness, irritability, chest constriction, and insomnia especially in the aftermath of a febrile condition.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • This herb inhibits lactation and should not be taken by nursing mothers.

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.


  • 6-15 grams.
  • Part used: seed prepared from fermentation.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: