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Purslane (Herba Portulacae) - 马齿苋 (mǎ chǐ xiàn)

Purslane (Herba Portulacae) - 马齿苋 (mǎ chǐ xiàn)

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English Name:  Purslane (Herba Portulacae), Portulaca, Ma Chi Xian

Chinese Name: 马齿苋/馬齒莧

Common Uses  in Traditional Chinese Medicine:

Actions Indications/Syndromes

Clears Heat, resolves Fire toxicity, cools the Blood

Toxic Fire dysentery

Damp-Heat dysentery

Blood Heat

Blood Lin (urinary dysfunction)

Primarily used for bacillary dysentery with incomplete bowel movements

Clears Damp-Heat and treats sores

Fire toxin carbuncles or sores Chuang Yung (internal and topical)

Red and white vaginal discharge

Antidote for the pain and swelling of snakebite and wasp stings

Snakebite and wasp stings

Stops bleeding, disperses Blood Stagnation and unblocks painful urinary dysfunction

Bloody painful urinary dysfunction (Blood Lin)

Uterine bleeding, especially postpartum

Hot. painful urinary dysfunction

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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