Chinese Herb: Qian Nian Jian (Homalomena Rhizome), Rhizoma Homalomenae Occultae

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Chinese Herb: Qian Nian Jian (Homalomena Rhizome), Rhizoma Homalomenae Occultae

Herb 12 of 21 in Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness

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

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)

References Used

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