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Loofah Sponges (Fructus Luffae Retinervus) - 丝瓜络片 (sī guā luò piàn)

Loofah Sponges (Fructus Luffae Retinervus) - 丝瓜络片 (sī guā luò piàn)

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English Name: Loofah Sponges (Fructus Luffae Retinervus), Loofah, Luffa, Dried Skeleton of the Vegetable Sponge, Spongegourd

Chinese Name: 丝瓜络/絲瓜絡

Common Uses  in Traditional Chinese Medicine:

Actions Indications/Syndromes

Resolves toxicity and reduces swelling

Abscesses and other toxic sores.

Often used for breast abscesses, breast distention, lumps and insufficient lactation

Unblocks the channels and collaterals and dispels Wind

Wind-Damp Bi, soreness in the chest and flanks, pain and soreness in the muscles and sinews and stiffness in the joints, especially when Phlegm is part of the pattern

Traumatic injury

Unblocks the channels and collaterals in the breast

Breast distention and tenderness

Insufficient lactation or obstructed lactation

Expels Phlegm

Cough due to Lung Heat with high fever, chest pain, and difficult-to -expectorate sputum (for both adults and children)


Net Weight: 16 oz / 1 lb

Disclaimer & Precautions: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Use Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested. In TCM, Chinese herbs are often combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. Consult a professional if you are pregnant or are taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference or have a strong effect on the body. Loose, whole herbs may vary from pictures due to its natural form and cut. Bag packaging may also differ as we source from multiple sources to ensure we have product on hand. All will have labels indicating scientific name, Chinese name, and weight.

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