Qian Nian Jian (Homalomena Rhizome)

Qian Nian Jian (Homalomena Rhizome)

Herb 12 of 21 in Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness

Warm Qian Nian Jian (Rhizoma Homalomenae Occultae)
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Rhizoma Homalomenae Occultae
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qiān nián jiàn
Thousand Years of Health
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Chinese Herb 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.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

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

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

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