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Qian Niu Zi (Morning Glory Seeds or Pharbitis)

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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
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Contraindications and Cautions

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

Herb-Drug Interactions

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

Toxicity and 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:


Go to the Endangered/Toxic List This herb is considered endangered, toxic, or is illegal in the United States