Bing Lang (Betel Nut)

Bing Lang (Betel Nut)

Herb 1 of 11 in Herbs that Expel Parasites

Warm Bing Lang (Semen Arecae Catechu)
Channels:
LI, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Semen Arecae Catechu
Chinese:
槟榔
Tone Marks:
bīng lang
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Kills Parasites
    For intestinal parasites such as Tapeworms, Fasciolopsis, Pinworms, Roundworms, and Blood Flukes
  • Moves Qi, Unblocks the Bowels, and Dissipates Stagnation
    For Qi Stagnation and food accumulation with symptoms such as abdominal distension and fullness, diarrhea or constipation, tenesmus, and Malarial disorders.

    For a stifling and full sensation in the chest, chest congestion with wheezing and phlegm, and belching.

    For enlargement of the organs, benign cysts and masses, and ascites.
  • Promotes Urination
    For stagnation of water with symptoms such as Damp Leg Qi Syndrome and edema.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Use cautiously in cases with Qi Collapse or Qi deficiency of the Middle Jiao with loose stools.
  • Use with extreme caution during pregnancy

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 6-15 grams

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

References Used

The TCM information presented here has been referenced from numerous sources; including teachers, practitioners, class notes from Five Branches University, the following books, as well as other sources. If you have benefited from this information, please consider supporting the authors and their works by purchasing the books below.

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