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Qian Nian Jian (Homalomena Rhizome)

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Warm Qian Nian Jian (Rhizoma Homalomenae Occultae)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Rhizoma Homalomenae Occultae
Chinese:
千年健
Tone Marks:
qiān nián jiàn
Translation:
Thousand Years of Health

Actions

  • Dispels Wind and Damp, Strengthens Tendons and Bones
    For pain, numbness, and tightness of tendons. Also treats spasms and weakness in the sinews and bones especially in the elderly. Also for joint pain and tightness as well as traumatic injury.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and Overdose

  • There are two reported cases of overdose with symptoms including nausea, vomiting, dizziness, convulsions, unconsciousness and urinary and bowel incontinence.

Dosage

  • 5-10 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 4.5-9 grams in decoction (Bensky)
 

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