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Groomwell Root (Herba Lithospermi) - 北紫草 (běi zǐ cǎo)

Groomwell Root (Herba Lithospermi) - 北紫草 (běi zǐ cǎo)

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English Name: lithospermum root, (purple or red) groomwell root, amebia

Chinese Name: 北紫草 Bei Zi Cao

Common Uses  in Traditional Chinese Medicine: 

  • invigorate and cools the blood and clears lingering heat
  • sore throat with swelling that comes from this same root cause of blood heat/stagnation.
  • address various other skin conditions (e.g. abscesses, lesions, eczema, carbuncles, burns, etc.) that are present with heat (redness and swelling) and toxicity (infection) signs.
  • address constipation/dry stool with blood heat as the root cause.

Precaution: 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 taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference and strong effect in the body.

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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