Li Zhi He (Leechee Nut)

Li Zhi He (Leechee Nut)

Herb 9 of 19 in Herbs that Regulate the Qi

Warm Li Zhi He (Semen Litchi Chinensis)
Sweet, Astringent, Warm
Semen Litchi Chinensis
Tone Marks:
lì zhī hé
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Disperses Cold, Moves Qi and Relieves Pain
    Used for hernial pain and testicular disorders, groin pain, and bulging pain with swelling. Also used for running piglets sensations with an upward shooting sensation from the low abdomen to the chest region.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Use with caution in patients not suffering from Cold-Damp Qi Obstruction

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • Very well tolerated
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 9-15 grams in decoction, crush before dispensing (Bensky)
  • 10-15 grams in decoction (Chen)

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