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Radish Seed (Semen Raphani) - 莱菔子 (Lai Fu Zi)

Radish Seed (Semen Raphani) - 莱菔子 (Lai Fu Zi)

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English Name:  Radish Seed (Semen Raphani), Raphanus, Lai Fu Zi

Chinese Name: 萊菔子 lái fú zi

Common Uses  in Traditional Chinese Medicine:

Actions Indications/Syndromes

Reduces Food Stagnation, transforms accumulation, promotes digestion and eliminates distention

Food Stagnation in the Middle Jiao with fullness and distention, belching with rotten smell, acid regurgitation or abdominal pain with diarrhea and tenesmus

Descends Qi and reduces Phlegm

Chronic productive coughing or wheezing and dyspnea (most effective for Excess conditions)

Treats hypertension


Note: The prepared variants of Lai Fu Zi, Semen Raphani Praeparata (炒莱菔子, Chao Lai Fu Zi) are warm rather than neutral and descending rather than ascending to transform Phlegm, reduce Food Stagnation and eliminate distention.

Net Weight: 16 oz / 1 lb

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.

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.

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